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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

In China, digital gift cards thrive as new bribes

While China’s discipline watchdog celebrates its 2013 achievements, President Xi Jinping’s austerity drive continues to face challenges.

Bribe-givers and corrupt officials are now using digital technology and loopholes in online gift-giving laws to dodge the authorities.… Continue Reading

Former Foxconn managers charged in Taiwan bribe case

Several former employees of Apple supplier Foxconn were charged with bribery Thursday by Taiwan prosecutors after a year-long investigation.

Foxconn is the world’s largest electronics contract manufacturer and one of Apple’s biggest suppliers.… Continue Reading

Job: Senior Sanctions Manager (HSBC Hong Kong)

Job Title: Senior Sanctions Manager

Employer: HSBC

Location: Hong Kong

 

Description

Primarily responsible for supporting the Head of Sanctions, Asia Pacific on Trade, Economic and Financial Sanctions (including sanctions programs administered by the U.S.… Continue Reading

China Corruption Blotter (January 23, 2014)

Huang Zhiguang, former vice chairman of the Shenzhen Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference, was sentenced to 14 years in prison for bribery and holding illegal weapons. Huang had accepted bribes to assist government officials in job promotions.… Continue Reading

Russia shows signs of reversing its bribery culture

One may wonder whether the risk of corruption in Russia is worth the potential profits. There are strong indications that things are turning around and foreign companies may be missing out on great business opportunities if they avoid the region altogether.… Continue Reading