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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

BNP admits guilt, fined $8.9 billion for U.S. sanctions violations

Jean-Laurent Bonnafé, Chief Executive Officer of BNP Paribas (Image courtesy of Euro Business Media via YouTube)French banking giant BNP Paribas agreed to plead guilty to criminal charges and pay an $8.9 billion penalty for transferring billions of dollars on behalf of blacklisted Sudan, Iran and Cuba, U.S.Continue Reading

Enforcement Report for Q2 2014

There was a big FCPA settlement by Hewlett Packard during the prior quarter, nine individual indictments were announced, an appellate court ruled on who’s a foreign official, and there was a DOJ declination.… Continue Reading

Canadian faces 15-year jail term in Cuba corruption case

A Canadian businessman arrested in a high-profile crackdown on corruption could be jailed up to 15 years, Cuban authorities said Monday.

Cy Tokmakjian, president of a transport firm called the Tokmakjian Group, is accused of using bribery, unauthorized financial transactions, illegally expatriating large sums of money, and altering payroll and other records to avoid taxes, the National Post said.… Continue Reading