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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

Donna Boehme: The DOJ and Hui Chen define the future of compliance

In the Justice Department’s new guidance for compliance programs, which appeared online unannounced, undated and unsigned, one detects the experienced hand of the DOJ’s new Compliance Counsel, Hui Chen.

I am so impressed by the content of the Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programs that I suggest the DOJ rename this document: Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programs (This Is What True Compliance Subject Matter Expertise (SME) Looks Like). … Continue Reading

Mike Scher: Three questions for Wells Fargo

Employees at Wells Fargo opened about two million deposit and credit card accounts that customers didn’t authorize. Why? To earn incentive compensation for new accounts.

So far the bank has fired about 5,300 employees who were involved with the unauthorized accounts and has paid $185 million in fines.… Continue Reading

Donna Boehme: Five signs that Compliance 2.0 is the new normal

Major conferences like Compliance Week 2016 are the perfect venue for witnessing the continuing development of the dynamic and fast-evolving compliance profession.

Fresh from presenting the conference’s closing keynote with my “A-team” of panelists, Pat Gnazzo, Keith Darcy and Lee Augsburger, I’ve now had time to reflect on my five big takeaways from the event:

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Worth MacMurray: The DOJ is emphasizing a ‘culture of compliance’

Leslie R. Caldwell, Assistant Attorney General for the Criminal DivisionThe DOJ’s FCPA Guidance and Enforcement Plan places significant emphasis on organizational culture. The section describing “an effective compliance and ethics program” includes “whether the company has established a culture of compliance, including an awareness among employees that any criminal conduct, including the conduct underlying the investigation, will not be tolerated.”… Continue Reading