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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

Las Vegas Sands reports ‘likely violations’

Gaming giant Las Vegas Sands said in an SEC filing last week that an internal investigation found possible FCPA violations.

The company said the likely violations were of the books and records and internal controls provisions of the FCPA, not the antibribery provisions.… Continue Reading

Shorter clock on SEC’s FCPA enforcement actions

Last week, in the case Gabelli v. SEC, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously held that the Securities and Exchange Commission, when seeking a penalty or fine in connection with a civil enforcement action, must file the action within five years of the completion of the alleged fraud or wrongful conduct.… Continue Reading

The FCPA Map 2.0

Our sponsor Mintz Group first published the FCPA Map in 2011. A new version updated through February 2013 is now available.

As we said about the original, it’s a great resource (and a better place to spend work time than Facebook).… Continue Reading

Global Contagion Report: Trafigura

Country Involved: Malta

Company Involved: Trafigura

Industry: Oil & Gas

Industry Subsector: Exploration & Production

Officials Involved: Tancred Tabone, former Enemalta chairman; Frank Sammut, Enemalta procurement committee member

Enforcement Action: Charge

Summary: Tancred Tabone and Frank Sammut have been charged with receiving kickbacks tied to contracts with Dutch oil company Trafigura.… Continue Reading