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Editors

Harry Cassin
Publisher and Editor

Andy Spalding
Senior Editor

Jessica Tillipman
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

Bill Steinman
Contributing Editor

In year’s first FCPA opinion, DOJ clears ‘humanitarian aid’

On December 19, the Justice Department published FCPA Opinion Procedure Release No. 13-01, ruling that a law firm partner could pay some medical expenses of foreign official’s daughter.

The lawyer’s firm billed the foreign country over $2 million for the past 18 months, and expects to bill the same amount in 2014.… Continue Reading

Ukraine journalist beaten after exposing graft

Tetyana Chornovil earlier this week before she was beaten.An opposition journalist who has exposed corruption and extravagance by Ukraine’s political elite was run off the road and badly beaten by two men in a midnight attack late Tuesday.… Continue Reading

Mizuho boss to quit over mob loans

Yasuhiro Sato, President and Group CEO, Mizuho Financial Group, Inc.The chairman of Mizuho Financial Group Inc., Takashi Tsukamoto, will leave his post in March following a scandal linking the lender to organized crime groups.… Continue Reading