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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

Graft is a gateway to crime and poverty

Laurence Cockcroft, author of ‘Global Corruption: Money, Power, and Ethics in the Modern World’Laurence Cockcroft is the author of the powerful new book Global Corruption: Money, Power, and Ethics in the Modern World.… Continue Reading

Job: Corporate Counsel

Title: Corporate Counsel

Company: Root Capital

Location: Cambridge, MA

Job Scope: Root Capital seeks a talented and versatile Corporate Counsel. The Legal Team at Root Capital is responsible for a variety of legal and compliance matters, the registration of field offices, and Board management.… Continue Reading

Cleaning up China’s FDI-rich Chongqing

Chongqing by night (Photo courtesy of Wikipedia)In 2011, the western municipality of Chongqing attracted nearly $11 billion in inward foreign direct investment (FDI), better than Beijing’s FDI total for the same year.… Continue Reading

‘When the cup of endurance runs over’

Martin Luther King (1929 – 1968)In April 1963, after being jailed in Birmingham, Alabama for leading non-violent protests against segregation there, Dr. Martin Luther King saw in the newspaper a statement by eight fellow clergymen.… Continue Reading

Fallout in Mexico from Walmart allegations

Sergio Raul Arroyo Garcia, director of the National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH), has been summoned for questioning by the Congress’ Permanent Commission.

The Commission wants to hear about alleged bribes by Walmart de Mexico to open stores near Teotihuacan, and the possible damage this might have caused to UNESCO World Heritage pre-Hispanic monuments.… Continue Reading

Is Wal-Mart Armstronging America?

To “Armstrong” is defined in a prior post on the FCPA Blog as cheating and misleading your teammates and the public.

After Lance Armstrong’s act of public confession, dismissed by leading ethicists as a sham, “Armstronging” now also includes appearing to apologetically come clean while still not disclosing nor accounting for what happened, i.e.,… Continue Reading

China Corruption Blotter (January 18, 2013)

Former Haikou City (Hainan Province) Administration for Industry and Commerce (AIC) director Wang Tingxiong was recently sentenced to ten years for corruption involving $22,400. Wang allegedly took bribes from agency vendors as well as tenants of a building owned by the Haikou AIC.… Continue Reading