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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

SEC recommends FCPA charges against BNY Mellon for sovereign wealth fund practices

Bank of New York Mellon Corp. said the SEC has recommended an enforcement action for possible FCPA violations related to the bank’s dealings with sovereign wealth funds.

In an SEC filing Friday, BNY said it received a so-called Wells Notice in the fourth quarter of 2014, and some current and former employees had received the same notice in the third quarter.… Continue Reading

JP Morgan rap sheet is deep and wide

JP Morgan Chase reached a tentative deal with the DOJ this weekend to settle a slew of past transgressions for $13 billion.

No word yet if the FCPA investigation triggered by the bank’s targeted hiring of princelings in China and elsewhere will be included in the settlement.… Continue Reading

Job: Compliance Business Manager

Job Title:  Compliance Business Manager

Employer: JPMorgan Chase

Location: New York, NY

Description: The Global Financial Crimes Compliance Department of JPMorgan Chase Bank is seeking a Compliance Director to operate in the role of Business Manager .… 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

JP Morgan hiring ‘spreadsheet’ under DOJ scrutiny

A Bloomberg report said an internal spreadsheet that linked appointments to specific deals pursued by JP Morgan Chase is now part of an investigation into the bank‘s hiring practices.

‘The bank has opened an internal investigation that has flagged more than 200 hires for review, said two people with knowledge of the examination, results of which JPMorgan is sharing with regulators,’ Bloomberg said.… Continue Reading