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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

Financial Action Task Force: These nations have AML deficiencies

The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) identified jurisdictions that have strategic deficiencies in their anti-money laundering and financing of terrorism controls in a public statement Friday.

The FATF is a membership body that sets the global standards for anti-money laundering (AML) and financing of terrorism (FT) programs and controls.… Continue Reading

NCR posts investigation update

Image courtesy of NCR CorporationHere’s what ATM-maker NCR Corporation said in its SEC filing (Form 8-K) this month about ongoing FCPA and OFAC investigations:

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In 2012, NCR received anonymous allegations from a purported whistleblower regarding certain aspects of the Company’s business practices in China, the Middle East and Africa.… Continue Reading

Weatherford expects $250 million settlement

Oil field services company Weatherford International said Monday it hopes to finalize a settlement with the U.S. government of FCPA and oil-for-food violations and trading with sanctioned countries for about $250 million.… Continue Reading

One Library of Congress to go, please

The electronic spies at the National Security Agency have tried lately to play down the amount of Internet traffic they inspect — and play up how central that monitoring is to stopping terrorist attacks.… Continue Reading

NCR, in its own words

Here’s a detailed investigation disclosure by NCR from its latest SEC filing.

The Atlanta-based company makes ATM machines and self service kiosks for the retail, hospitality, travel, gaming, and entertainment industries.… Continue Reading

After investigation, NCR beefs up compliance programs

In response to findings of an internal investigation triggered by a whistleblower complaint, Atlanta-based NCR Corporation said it identified ‘a few opportunities to strengthen [its] comprehensive FCPA compliance program, and remediation measures were proposed and are being implemented.’… Continue Reading