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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

The International Anti-Corruption Academy, Part I

Thomas Friedman taught us that the world is flat — that globalization has created a playing field more level than at any time in history. And however true that may be of international commerce, it is not true of anti-corruption enforcement .… Continue Reading

More SNC-Lavalin execs face charges in ongoing corruption probe

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police in Montreal filed criminal charges against two former senior SNC-Lavalin executives on Friday.

Stephane Roy, a former vice-president at SNC-Lavalin, was charged with fraud, bribing a foreign public official, and contravening a United Nations economic measures act related to Libya.… Continue Reading

Traffic here hits new highs

The team effort known as the FCPA Blog had a banner month in January — more than 80,000 unique visitors and over 430,000 page views.

That means during the past year, more than 700,000 unique visitors racked up some 4.1… Continue Reading

Armenia fugitive nabbed in fake diamond deal

A businessman who told a bank that his partners in a phony diamond processing operation were Armenia’s prime minister and archbishop was arrested Friday in the Georgian capital of Tbilisi on charges of money laundering.… Continue Reading

Another Canada union boss denies bribe allegations

The former chief of Quebec’s most powerful labor union and its billion-dollar pension fund denied being influenced by expensive gifts from a construction boss.

Michel Arsenault, left, the president of the Quebec Federation of Labour from 2007 until 2013, said during four days of testimony last week to a government panel that he returned expensive gifts to businessman Tony Accurso and paid for a $100,000 home renovation himself.Continue Reading