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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

Stakeholder trust: A proposal for a global business ethics principle

What standards should businesses observe in their own countries, or abroad? Businesses now have resources and influence that rival or surpass those of governments and certainly of ordinary people. Yet finding globally appropriate rules for business behavior has been a formidable challenge for business leaders and academics.… Continue Reading

A compliance officer’s wish list

In the holiday spirit, here’s a last glance back at 2013 and a look at how the compliance profession is doing.

When I started legal practice over 30 years ago, there were no anti-corruption compliance departments and no  “ethical business culture” issues.… Continue Reading

UK forgets ethics, mulls whistleblower rewards

The recent announcement that the U.K.’s legislature and enforcement agencies are considering the case for financially incentivizing whistleblowers in economic crime cases, thus aping the U.S.-approach, presents a serious and insidious threat for U.K.… Continue Reading

‘Misconduct is an outlier in an ethical culture’

The SEC’s associate director of enforcement, Stephen L. Cohen, left, had some great things to say when he spoke this week at the SCCE Annual Conference in Washington D.C.

Here’s part of what he said:

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I am surprised how infrequently companies try to persuade us at the front end of an investigation that they have a robust compliance culture and record of ethical conduct.… Continue Reading

Who’s ready to take the Compliance Officer Support Pledge?

If you’re a non-American compliance officer working in the hazardous, lawless conditions of many countries, it’s not clear what can be done. But this much is certain — COs working to create a code in China or India and so many other places need to know they have global support from compliance officers everywhere.… Continue Reading