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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

Execs see Africa opportunities, but risks too

FCPA Blog-sponsor AlixPartners teamed with Dentons to survey multinational companies about their current and future business objectives in Africa.

The survey aimed to better understand whether companies perceived Africa to be an attractive investment destination, given the continent’s legacy of corruption and political instability.… Continue Reading

China Corruption Blotter (April 19, 2013)

Liu Yuxin, former deputy director of Construction Market Supervision Department of the Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development, received a 12-year sentence and had $48,330 in personal assets confiscated. Prosecutors said Liu solicited $463,968 in bribes from more than ten contractors, including Beijing Field Road Municipal Engineering Group Co.,… Continue Reading

Global Contagion Report: Nova Datacom

Country: United States

Company Involved: Nova Datacom LLC

Industry: Industrials

Industry Subsector: Defense

Officials Involved: Kerry F. Khan and Michael A. Alexander, former program managers for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Enforcement Action: Trial

Summary: Nova Datacom and its former president Min Jung Cho pleaded guilty to involvement in what the FBI is calling the largest domestic bribery and bid-rigging scheme in the history of federal contracting cases.… Continue Reading