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Editors

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

Bio-Rad pays $55 million to settle FCPA offenses

California-based life science company Bio-Rad Laboratories agreed Monday to pay a total of $55 million to settle DOJ and SEC allegations that subsidiaries made improper payments to foreign officials in Russia, Vietnam, and Thailand to win business.… Continue Reading

China moves beyond guanxi but not compliance peril

The US-China Business Council (the “USCBC”) recently released a Government Affairs Report (the “Report”) which focuses on conducting government affairs activities relating to China. As with  other USCBC publications, the Report draws heavily on the actual, on-the-ground activities of USCBC member companies.… Continue Reading

Whistleblower awarded $6.25 million in hospital chain FCA settlement

A hospital chain based in Northern California agreed Thursday to pay $37 million to settle allegations that it overcharged the federal Medicare program.

The settlement resolved a 2009 qui tam lawsuit filed in San Francisco federal court against Dignity Health by a former employee who claimed the hospital chain submitted false and inflated Medicare claims from 2006 to 2010.… Continue Reading