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Harry Cassin
Publisher and Editor

Andy Spalding
Senior Editor

Jessica Tillipman
Senior Editor

Bill Steinman
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

Compliance officers should talk to each other

During the past year, I have met with and talked to many CCOs and corporate compliance pros from all over the world. They’ve consistently expressed a desire to talk to peers at other companies and share information about structure, problem solving, analytics, dashboards, and other compliance functions in a constructive and private manner.… Continue Reading

Singapore and Corruption

A company closely linked to the Singapore government has been involved repeatedly in corruption scandals in Singapore and overseas over many years. The largest scandal involved the payment of $55 million in bribes.Continue Reading

How the IFC promotes integrity in development finance in the world’s highest-risk environments

The International Finance Corporation (IFC) has two very important missions when investing in developing countries: development and poverty reduction. These missions present unique opportunities for the IFC and its counterparties to make significant development impacts and grow in previously untapped markets, while mitigating integrity risks through close collaboration.Continue Reading

A due diligence lesson in PEP-hunting from the BBC

Companies identify politically exposed persons or PEPs mainly through databases compiled from open intelligence sources: published interviews, government directories, news reports, vital records, social media, and so on. But as the BBC showed earlier this month, there’s a powerful new tool for identifying PEPs: facial recognition software.… Continue Reading