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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

Posts Tagged: Fraud

How does the European Investment Bank test for and monitor fraud risks?

The early identification of fraud risks or vulnerabilities in projects is a major concern of investors and international financial institutions. The European Investment Bank (EIB) undertakes Proactive Integrity Reviews (PIRs) to identify such potential vulnerabilities and major fraud risks in EIB-funded operations and projects.… Continue Reading

Don’t judge litigation funders by the rogues

There’s stiff opposition in some jurisdictions to the principle of litigation funding. In those jurisdictions, lawyers and clients are excluded from working with litigation funders. And in some locales, lawyers remain unable to work on a “no foal, no fee” (no win no fee) basis as well.Continue Reading

The European Investment Bank’s 2020 Fraud Investigation Activity Report is an important compliance resource

The European Investment Bank’s Investigations Division (IG/IN) is mandated to investigate allegations of “Prohibited Conduct” involving EIB Group-financed operations and activities, or allegedly involving members of governing bodies or staff. The IG/IN team include former prosecutors and former law enforcement personnel, forensic accountants, and lawyers.… Continue Reading

What does this Apple disclosure mean?

Apple published its annual Conflict Minerals Reports last week that said the company is reviewing information about alleged activities involving the Democratic Republic of the Congo that include bribery and illegal payments.… Continue Reading