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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

Dark Clouds Over News Corp

The News Corp scandal started with phone hacking in the U.K., and alleged bribes to police there that could have violated U.K. laws and the FCPA.

Now it’s spreading.

The BBC’s Panorama reported allegations this week that a News Corp subsidiary hacked pay-TV access codes and pirated rival satellite channels in Europe.… Continue Reading

Kozeny Wins In Privy Council

The U.K. Privy Council ruled yesterday that Viktor Kozeny, the accused mastermind in a huge 1990’s bribery scheme in Azerbaijan, can’t be extradited from the Bahamas to the United States to face FCPA charges.… Continue Reading

Fourth Circuit Rejects Jefferson’s Appeal

A three-judge panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals sitting in Richmond, Virginia on Monday affirmed former U.S. Representative William Jefferson’s convictions for an FCPA conspiracy and nine other corruption counts.… Continue Reading

Biomet Pays $22.8 Million To Settle Bribe Charges

Biomet Inc. today became the latest medical device maker to settle FCPA offenses.

The Warsaw, Indiana company will pay a criminal fine of $17.3 million in its settlement with the DOJ, and $5.5 million in disgorgement of profits and pre-judgment interest to the SEC.… Continue Reading

Pope Blasts Graft

In central Mexico yesterday, outside a city called Leon, Pope Benedict held an outdoor Mass for 300,000 people where he condemned criminality, violence, and corruption. It’s a theme familiar to the pope.… Continue Reading