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Editors

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

Declination for 3M

In its annual report filed with the SEC on February 14, Minnesota-based 3M Company said the DOJ and SEC won’t bring an FCPA enforcement action following an internal investigation into allegations of bid rigging and bribery by a subsidiary in Turkey.… Continue Reading

In China, a growing ban on property ‘name searches’

As China reels under a cascade of stunning property-related corruption scandals, several local governments are placing restrictions on the availability of housing ownership information.

Authorities in Zhangzhou (Fujian Province) and Yancheng (Jiangsu Province) have banned residents from running property information searches by homeowner name.… Continue Reading

Global Contagion Report: Zenon

Country: Nigeria

Company Involved: Zenon

Industry: Oil & Gas

Industry Subsector: Exploration

Officials Involved: Farouk Lawan, MP; Emenalo Boniface, MP

Enforcement Action: Charge

Summary: Farouk Lawan allegedly solicited a $3 million bribe from oil tycoon Femi Otedola to drop Otedola’s company, Zenon, from a parliamentary inquiry into a fuel subsidy scam thought to have cost Nigeria $6.8 billion.… Continue Reading