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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

World Bank report is ‘a great piece of work’

The World Bank’s excellent publication Left out of the Bargain — Settlements in Foreign Bribery Cases and Implications for Asset Recovery (available here in pdf) highlights the thorny issue of how international anti-corruption enforcement can best repatriate tainted assets and proceeds to the victim countries in line with Chapter 5 of United Nations Convention against Corruption.… Continue Reading

Global Contagion Report: Petroleum Development Oman (PDO)

Country: Oman

Company Involved: Petroleum Development Oman (PDO), Galfar Engineering and Contracting

Industry: Oil and Gas

Individuals: Juma Al Hinai, head of the tenders committee at Petroleum Development Oman (PDO), Mohammad Ali, managing director of Galfar Engineering and Contracting

Enforcement Action: Trial

Summary:

Juma Al Hinai, the head of the tenders committee at Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) is on trial for accepting bribes from two executives at Omani firm, Galfar Engineering and Contracting.… Continue Reading

We Now Give Thanks

I am thankful for my family and friends and for the many opportunities I have received in the USA. I am also thankful for my extended family at Transparency International who are passionately engaged in the fight
against corruption.… Continue Reading

Weatherford lands on our Top 10 list

With its $152.6 million FCPA enforcement action Tuesday, Weatherford International has landed ninth on our list of the Top 10 FCPA cases of all time.

Nine of the ten biggest cases still involve non-U.S.… Continue Reading

Tommy Suharto denies Rolls Royce bribes

Tommy Suharto, left, the youngest son of Indonesia’s former president, has denied receiving cash and a luxury car from Rolls-Royce Holdings Plc, his lawyer said.

Rolls Royce is the biggest aircraft engine manufacturer in Europe.… Continue Reading

DC event will honor Mark Pieth, examine OECD and UN anti-corruption efforts

Mark Pieth, Professor of Criminal Law at Basel University, Chairman of the OECD Working Group on Bribery in International Business TransactionsOn December 4, 2013, The George Washington University Law School will host a tribute to Mark Pieth for his 25 years serving as Chairman of the OECD Working Group on Bribery in International Business Transactions.… Continue Reading