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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

SEC: Goodyear pays $16 million to settle Africa bribe charges

Image courtesy of GoodyearGoodyear Tire & Rubber Co. agreed to pay $16.2 million to settle SEC charges that subsidiaries in Kenya and Angola paid bribes to increase tire sales.

The SEC said in an administrative order Tuesday that Goodyear violated the books and records and internal controls provisions of the FCPA by failing to prevent more than $3.2 million in bribes from 2007 and 2011.… Continue Reading

The FCPA Docket (February 2015)

The following summarizes the “FCPA Docket” for individuals, which includes all known FCPA-related ongoing prosecutions, fugitives, sentencings, and pending appeals. This information is current as of February 24, 2015.

FCPA-Related Ongoing Prosecutions

  • Juthamas Siriwan and Jittsopa Siriwan (CDCA 09-81): The DOJ charged Juthamas Siriwan, the former Governor of the Tourism Authority of Thailand, and her daughter Jittsopa on January 28, 2009.
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‘Evil should be called by its name’

Street view in Kampala, Uganda (Image courtesy of Wikipedia)Freddie Kwiringira runs a safari business in Uganda. He has strong words about the local kleptocrats and the damage they’re doing.

Writing in Uganda’s New Vision, the plain-speaking Kwiringira said: “It is usual in Uganda to find a public servant working in a hospital, with over ten houses, farms, properties abroad, and children studying in London, USA.… Continue Reading