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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

JPMorgan lands on the FCPA Top Ten Disgorgement List

Last week’s $264 million enforcement action against JPMorgan Chase included disgorgement to the SEC of $130.5 million — the seventh biggest FCPA disgorgement of all time.

The SEC said $105.5 million was disgorgement and $25 million was pre-judgment interest.… Continue Reading

Novartis pays $25 million to SEC to resolve China FCPA offenses

Pharma giant Novartis AG agreed Wednesday to pay $25 million to settle charges that it violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act when two China-based subsidiaries bribed doctors and others to prescribe its drugs. 

Novartis subsidiaries gave money and gifts to doctors and other health care professionals in China.… Continue Reading

Are whistleblower reward programs really a good idea?

The SEC’s office of the whistleblower awards money to individuals who provide tips that lead to successful enforcement actions where recoveries are more than $1 million.

Money for whistleblower awards comes from the SEC’s Investor Protection Fund, which is funded through disgorgement and penalties.… Continue Reading