Harry Cassin
Publisher and Editor

Andy Spalding
Senior Editor

Jessica Tillipman
Senior Editor

Richard L. Cassin
Editor at Large

Elizabeth K. Spahn
Editor Emeritus

Cody Worthington
Contributing Editor

Julie DiMauro
Contributing Editor

Thomas Fox
Contributing Editor

Marc Alain Bohn
Contributing Editor

Bill Waite
Contributing Editor

Shruti J. Shah
Contributing Editor

Russell A. Stamets
Contributing Editor

Richard Bistrong
Contributing Editor

Eric Carlson
Contributing Editor

Bill Steinman
Contributing Editor

That’s no shortcut, it’s accounting fraud

Last month Fiat Chrysler paid the SEC $40 million in penalties. The company had accumulated unreported sales in what FCA employees called a “cookie jar.” In months when FCA wanted its vehicle sales to appear better than they were, it dipped into the cookie jar to inflate sales numbers.… Continue Reading

Will Lori and Mossimo really go to trial?

This week the U.S. Attorney for the District of Massachusetts said out loud what everyone already knows: Lori Loughlin and her husband, Mossimo Giannulli, are risking longer prison terms in the college admissions cheating scandal than at least some of the parents who have pleaded guilty.… Continue Reading

How Sonepar escaped punishment in the first Sapin II case

On July 4, the French Anticorruption Agency’s (AFA) Sanctions Committee rendered its first decision, dismissing all claims raised by the AFA and ruling that at the date of the hearing, the defendant company had implemented a system of detection and prevention of corruption which complied with the obligations imposed by Article 17 of Sapin II.… Continue Reading

Manchester United worries about compliance too

In a recent filing with the SEC, Manchester United plc described its relentless international expansion and the risks consequently faced from the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, the UK Bribery Act, and similar anti-corruption laws.… Continue Reading

Job: Senior Counsel

Job Title: Senior Counsel

Employer: AstenJohnson

Location: Charleston, South Carolina USA

Description: Responsible for overseeing all compliance matters across the AstenJohnson group of companies, ensuring compliance with applicable laws, regulatory requirements, policies and procedures.… Continue Reading