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Harry Cassin
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Senior Editor

Jessica Tillipman
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Bill Steinman
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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
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Richard Bistrong
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Eric Carlson
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Smith & Nephew Reaches $22 Million Settlement

U.K.-based medical device maker Smith & Nephew plc agreed to pay $22.2 million to settle Foreign Corrupt Practices Act offenses committed by its U.S. and German subsidiaries.

The company admitted bribing government-employed doctors in Greece for more than a decade to win business.… Continue Reading

Symposium Will Focus On FCPA

The Ohio State Law Journal’s FCPA symposium happens March 16 in Columbus.

Thirty-five years of FCPA history will be celebrated by asking: What are the priorities and goals of the FCPA?… Continue Reading

‘Not Every Mistake Is A Criminal Act’

Lawrence Goldman’s posts on the White Collar Crime Prof Blog are uniformly smart and engaging.

What Goldman said last week about the over criminalization of business behavior brought to mind some recent FCPA prosecutions that ended with acquittals, mistrials, or dismissals:

Both Attorney General Eric Holder and SEC Enforcement Director Robert Khuzami defended their record, stating that not every mistake is a violation of law.

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