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Harry Cassin
Publisher and Editor

Andy Spalding
Senior Editor

Jessica Tillipman
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

Bill Steinman
Contributing Editor

Job: Sr. Investigations and Compliance Specialist

Job Title: Sr. Investigations and Compliance Specialist

Employer: Panasonic Avionics Corporation

Location: Lake Forest, California USA

Description: As a key member of the team that assists with day-to-day management of company’s Global Ethics Hotline, support and conduct internal investigations and ensure that ethics and compliance concerns involving employees, suppliers and other third parties are promptly and thoroughly investigated and appropriately redressed.Continue Reading

Alexandra Wrage on Panasonic: Bad actors rarely work alone

At every FCPA conference, someone comments that over 90 percent of FCPA matters involve third party intermediaries. It’s an interesting statistic and can be useful if it helps motivate the team to take due diligence seriously and encourages management to fund the program.… Continue Reading

Panasonic pays $280 million to resolve FCPA offenses

Panasonic agreed Monday to pay $280 million to resolve FCPA offenses for payments to consultants of its U.S. in-flight-entertainment unit in the Middle East and Asia.

Osaka, Japan-based Panasonic Corporation will pay $143 million in disgorgement to the Securities and Exchange Commission.… Continue Reading

Job: FCPA Compliance Counsel

Job Title: FCPA Compliance Counsel

Employer: Panasonic Avionics

Location: Lake Forest, California USA

Description: Panasonic Avionics Corporation is looking to hire an experienced attorney in its corporate headquarters in Lake Forest, California to support the company’s global international legal and ethical compliance program.  The position will particularly focus on anti-corruption compliance but will entail other compliance issues from time-to-time.  The position reports to the Chief Compliance Officer.… Continue Reading

Panasonic confirms FCPA probe, discussions with DOJ and SEC

Image courtesy of Panasonic Avionics CorporationPanasonic Corporation confirmed Thursday that a subsidiary that develops inflight entertainment and communications systems is under investigation for possible FCPA and securities laws violations.

Osaka, Japan-based Panasonic said in a release it is cooperating with the investigation and “has recently engaged in discussions with the DOJ and SEC with a view towards resolving the matter.”

Panasonic Avionics Corporation is based in Lake Forest, California and has about 4,500 employees.… Continue Reading

Job: Compliance Counsel (Panasonic Avionics Corporation – Singapore)

Job Title: Compliance Counsel

Employer: Panasonic Avionics Corporation

Location: Singapore

JOB SUMMARY: Panasonic Avionics Corporation is looking to hire a Compliance Counsel in its regional Asia-Pacific headquarters in Singapore. Although the position will have a particular focus on anti-corruption compliance in the Asia Pacific region, it will also support the company’s global international legal and ethical compliance program.… Continue Reading