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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

Practice note: Compliance controls for charitable giving

While clear policies on charitable contributions are important, the controls implementing these policies are equally critical to an effective compliance program.

Which type or types of controls are used in emerging markets is a function of the local level of corruption risk, the nature of the company’s intended contribution, the nature of the company’s business, and the size and complexity of its business.… Continue Reading

Compliance best practices across your supply chain

Companies increasingly understand the importance of strong vendor-compliance programs, but costly enforcement actions stemming from supply-chain mismanagement remain.

Two experts have a few training, monitoring and evaluating tips to share with us.… Continue Reading

Use It Or Lose It

We always enjoy it when Pete from DC drops by the blog. He’s a veteran compliance professional and thinks deep thoughts about the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. Lately, he told us, he’s been thinking about audit rights — the kind mentioned in our recent post about joint ventures.Continue Reading

Joint Venture Compliance

International joint ventures bring very high risks under the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. Unreliable partners — those who might pay bribes to foreign officials to help the business — need to be spotted early and either avoided or controlled.… Continue Reading