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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

Is the FCPA a testosterone thing?

As the New Year kicks into full swing, I decided to take a retrospective look at the last several years of individual FCPA enforcement actions. Looking through on a year-to-year basis, a not entirely surprising trend began to emerge: the number of men prosecuted by the Department of Justice for violations of the FCPA outnumbered women.… Continue Reading

Canada union boss gets back scrubbed by construction don

Tony Accurso, right, scrubbing the back of Jean Lavallée, center with cigarA Quebec government panel looking into corruption saw a photo Monday of a powerful union boss having his back soaped by a real estate developer who’s facing charges of fraud and influence peddling.… Continue Reading

Hong Kong law should target bribery of foreign officials

The importance of specifically targeted legislation to prohibit bribery of foreign officials was well-illustrated by a recent Hong Kong Court of Appeals decision, HKSAR v. Krieger (2013) HKCA 639.

In the absence of such legislation, prosecutors of bribery offenses have to tackle difficult issues of agency, conspiracy and the absence of any corporate liability offense for bribery.… Continue Reading