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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

Russell A. Stamets
Contributing Editor

Richard Bistrong
Contributing Editor

Eric Carlson
Contributing Editor

Beam Inc.’s FCPA disclosure (November 2012)

In an SEC filing last week, spirits-maker Beam Inc. confirmed that it is investigating possible FCPA violations by its India unit.

Last month, the press in India said Illinois-based Beam was forced to start an investigation after whistleblower complaints about ‘excise duty violations, invoicing problems, and handing over distribution in some key markets.’… Continue Reading

They couldn’t shoot straight

This case isn’t about the FCPA or bribery. But corruption, yes — with allegations of cheating that put a lot of lives at risk.

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Omar Badr is an American.… Continue Reading