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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 discloses hack of Edgar

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said Wednesday hackers broke into its electronic document storage system last year.

The hackers may have traded on information they found, the SEC said.

SEC chairman Jay Clayton issued a long statement Wednesday about the SEC’s cybersecurity.… Continue Reading

Julie DiMauro: Best practices for today’s CCO

Let’s start this discussion with: Know the business.

In addition to knowing their regulatory-reporting obligations, compliance officers should understand what their managers do, what products and services their company offers and the systems that sustain these products and services.… Continue Reading

Julie DiMauro: The State of the Chief Compliance Officer in 2016

The compliance profession has seen a significant transformation in responsibility, accountability and technology since the financial crisis erupted in 2008.

Along with that transformation has come greater pay and status, and as well as the challenge compliance officers face of adapting their firms to these transformations and keeping leadership involved.Continue Reading

Female Finns scammed by phishing scheme

Conmen have withdrawn money and made bank transfers worth around €500,000 using account codes from duped Finnish victims, mainly females, through a phishing scheme, the Helsinki Times reported Saturday.

Since police first reported the scheme a month ago, law enforcement agencies have managed to recover about €190,000 for the victims.… Continue Reading