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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

At Large: Strong CEOs with weak boards are the biggest compliance risk

The current troubles at McDonald’s Corp. — involving allegations that former CEO Steve Easterbrook had improper relationships with several employees, and that he and the HR department engaged in a mutual cover-up of improprieties — have again revealed how corporate boards are often overwhelmed by charismatic and strong-willed CEOs.… Continue Reading

Man arrested for posing as McDonald’s compliance officer

Police near Richmond, Virginia arrested a man who allegedly impersonated a McDonald’s corporate compliance officer to defraud hotel and rental car companies.

David Scott Goldstein, 47, of Minneapolis, Minnesota wore a McDonald’s dress shirt with the company’s logo.… Continue Reading

CCTV exec investigated for running protection racket

A senior executive with the sate-run China Central Television (CCTV), Guo Zhenxi, has been placed under investigation for graft.
 
China’s top prosecutors announced that Guo, pictured left, the director of CCTV’s finance and economics channel and concurrently advertising director, is being investigated on suspicion of taking bribes.… Continue Reading