Editors

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

Glencore chairman leads bribery investigation

Glencore Chairman Tony HaywardThe chairman of Swiss-headquartered mining company Glencore plc and two other directors formed a new committee to respond to the DOJ’s subpoena related to compliance with the FCPA and money laundering laws.… Continue Reading

Job: Senior Counsel, Regulatory Compliance (BP – Sunbury or London UK)

Job Title: Senior Counsel, Regulatory Compliance

Employer: BP

Location: Sunbury or London UK

Role synopsis

This role is part of the regulatory compliance team that manages the high-risk legal areas of anti-bribery and corruption (ABC) and anti-money laundering (AML) for BP businesses around the world, and has a particular focus on Europe, Africa, the Middle East, Russia, and other parts of Asia.… Continue Reading

First BP, then BofA: Could an FCPA defendant be next?

Attorney General Eric Holder announces Bank of America’s $16.65 billion settlement on August 21, 2014.Two recent blockbuster DOJ settlements have two things in common: 1) record-setting financial penalties, and 2) a portion of those penalties being set aside to fund programs to benefit the communities harmed by the crime.… Continue Reading

Job: Ethics and Compliance Director (BP Group, Singapore)

Job Title:  Ethics and Compliance Director

Employer:  BP Group

Location:  Singapore

 

Description

The Ethics and Compliance Director role is responsible for leading a team of E&C professionals to support their region, business and functions to appropriately assess ethics and compliance by providing advice, frameworks and tools.… Continue Reading

Indonesia arrests top oil regulator

Rudi Rubiandini, the chairman of SKKMigas, was arrested at his home late Tuesday (photo courtesy of Wikipedia)Indonesia‘s Corruption Eradication Agency arrested the head of the country’s oil and gas regulator late Tuesday at his home in Jakarta.… Continue Reading

With flashy pharma sweep, China steps into global enforcement role

Here’s a thoughtful comment from a U.S.-based compliance professional who asked not to be named:

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I think that as China continues to march to the largest economy in the world it is going to have increasing influence in the world in many areas.… Continue Reading

Job: Anti-Bribery Corruption Senior Legal Counsel

Title: Anti-Bribery Corruption Senior Legal Counsel

Company: BP Group

Location: Houston, TX

Job Scope: BP is seeking to hire a specialist Senior Counsel, Regulatory Compliance, to be part of a global Regulatory Compliance team of attorneys who have responsibility for legal advice to the BP Group on anti-bribery and anti-money laundering issues and related areas, and on trade sanctions, export controls, and anti-boycott compliance.… Continue Reading