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Editors

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

Where’s the harm in conflicts of interest?

There are many types of possible harm arising from conflicts of interest. Understanding what they are can be essential to developing effective policies, training, monitoring and other COI compliance measures. It can also be important to exercising informed judgment in the public realm.… Continue Reading

Uh oh. Transparency can cause more corporate crime

Transparency has become a buzzword as organizations rush to compete over who can share the most information with their respective stakeholders. Whether it be personal data processing practices, supply chains, or business transactions – transparency is increasingly viewed as a prerequisite for an effective E&C program and future business success.… Continue Reading

Chris, Jerry and ‘the appearance of impropriety’

The exuberant bromance between New Jersey governor Chris Christie and Jerry Jones, owner of the NFL’s Dallas Cowboys, is raising ethics and conflict-of-interest red flags.

Jones flew the governor and presidential aspirant on his private jet to a Cowboys game on January 4 in Dallas and entertained him in a luxury sky box.… Continue Reading

Feds continue Halliburton Angola, Iraq investigations

Here’s the latest FCPA disclosure from oil field services firm Halliburton Company from its Form 10-K filed with the SEC on February 7:

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We are conducting internal investigations of certain areas of our operations in Angola and Iraq, focusing on compliance with certain company policies, including our Code of Business Conduct (COBC), and the FCPA and other applicable laws.… Continue Reading