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Harry Cassin
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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
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Eric Carlson
Contributing Editor

Clinton: We Don’t Need To Lower Our Standards

At Transparency International-USA’s Annual Integrity Award Dinner last night in Washington, D.C., Secretary of State Hillary Clinton gave a rousing defense of the FCPA and current enforcement efforts.

During her remarks she said:

And of course, this Administration, like those before us, has taken a strong stand when it comes to American companies bribing foreign officials.

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The Punishment Of Prosecutions

Even for defendants who are ultimately acquitted, federal criminal prosecutions leave behind a scorched earth of ruined reputations, shattered health, broken families, and drained bank accounts.

With that in mind, Professor Mike Koehler, left, published a paper in this week’s Bloomberg Criminal Law Reporter that talks about the DOJ’s string of losses in recent FCPA trials.… Continue Reading

African Anti-Graft Campaigner Arrested

An anti-corruption activist in Burundi was jailed last month for saying some magistrates won their jobs by bribing Justice Ministry officials.

Faustin Ndikumana, left, is the president of an anti-corruption group called Parole et Action pour le Réveil des Consciences et l’Evolution des Mentalités (PARCEM).… Continue Reading