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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

Resource Alert: Mastercard training video now available to everyone

Companies often ask me to record video for internal training. They want real-world stories of corruption and commerce which they can embed into an existing on-line anti-bribery compliance training.

Mastercard took that to a new level when they engaged a production company to depict chapters of my own FCPA violations, eventual guilty plea, and my sentencing to fourteen and a half months in prison.… Continue Reading

Resource Alert: Real-world compliance training video from Mastercard

Companies often ask me to record video for internal training. They want real-world stories of corruption and commerce which they can embed into an existing on-line anti-bribery compliance training.

Mastercard took that to a new level when they engaged a production company to depict chapters of my own FCPA violations, eventual guilty plea, and my sentencing to fourteen and a half months in prison.… Continue Reading

Resource Alert: CIPE offers free online training course for mid-sized firms

Across high-risk markets, mid-sized firms are working to differentiate themselves from the competition by demonstrating compliance with global anti-corruption laws and norms.

While the business case for anti-corruption compliance is often well received, implementing a robust compliance program that sufficiently reduces risks, prepares all staff, and clearly meets MNCs’ standards, can be a substantial task.… Continue Reading

Resource Alert: New real-world compliance training video

Companies often ask me to record video for internal training. They want real-world stories of corruption and commerce which they can embed into an existing on-line anti-bribery compliance training.

Mastercard took that to a new level when they engaged a production company to depict chapters of my own FCPA violations, eventual guilty plea, and my sentencing to fourteen and a half months in prison.… Continue Reading

Resource Alert: Global Infrastructure Anti-Corruption Centre (GIACC)

We founded the Global Infrastructure Anti-Corruption Centre (GIACC) in May 2008 as an independent organization which would develop, publish and promote anti-corruption measures for the infrastructure sector.

The significant changes in the legal, ethical and prosecution environment over the last 20 years in many countries mean that the concern for the owners and managers of most organizations is no longer whether they should seek to eliminate corruption in their organizations, projects or business dealings, but how to do so.… Continue Reading

Kristy Grant-Hart: What went wildly wrong at Qualcomm? Let’s look at HR

With every enforcement action comes lessons and warning tales for other companies and compliance officers.  Last week Qualcomm paid $7.5 million to settle SEC charges that it violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act by hiring relatives of Chinese officials responsible for deciding whether to select the company’s mobile technology products. 

Lessons abound for the savvy compliance professional from this enforcement action.… Continue Reading