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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

Russell A. Stamets
Contributing Editor

Richard Bistrong
Contributing Editor

Eric Carlson
Contributing Editor

Attention directors: Manage your cyber risks

SEC Commissioner Luis A. AguilarSEC Commissioner Luis A. Aguilar talked about the role of the board of directors in managing cyber risks in light of recent data breaches that have generated media attention and raised public awareness.Continue Reading

The princeling problem: In search of a legal theory (Part 3)

In the prior post we distilled a two-prong rule for hiring the relatives of officials, based on the Guidance, opinion releases, and prior cases.  That rule is:

Hiring the relative of a foreign official can violate the FCPA where the official’s duties relate to the hiring company’s interests, and something of value passes through the relative to the official.… Continue Reading

China Corruption Blotter (June 13, 2014)

Jiang Hanping, former director of Shenzhen Municipal Health, Population and Family Planning Commission, was sentenced to 11 years in jail for bribery. Jiang took bribes of $476,000 and offered $226,250 to former Shenzhen vice Mayor Liang Daoxing in exchange for Liang’s help in promotions. … Continue Reading

Four Toronto transit workers arrested for fraud

Four Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) employees have been arrested for allegedly making fraudulent purchases using company funds as part of a joint investigation between the Toronto Police and the TTC.

The investigation, called “Project Rocket,” led to the execution of three warrants on Wednesday.… Continue Reading