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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

DOJ: The I CARE Foundation didn’t give a #@&%!

A Brooklyn man allegedly cheated parents of abducted children out of thousands of dollars by claiming to have a record of finding missing kids around the world.

Peter Senese, the founder of the I CARE Foundation, falsely claimed to parents that he could rescue their abducted children and return them to the United States in exchange for his purported expenses for the rescue missions, the DOJ said.… Continue Reading

Resource alert: English translation of new Brazil regulations under the Clean Company Act

Language solutions provider Merrill Brink International is making available to readers of the FCPA Blog an English translation of the new Brazil regulations under the Clean Company Act.

Merrill Brink (a subsidiary of Merrill Corporation) is certified to ISO 9001:2008, ISO/IEC 27001:2005 and ISO 13485:2003; and compliant to EN 15038:2006 and ISO 14971:2007.… Continue Reading

Banks can de-risk and still make money

Regulators are tightening their grip on anti-money laundering compliance. As a result, banks and other financial institutions have begun to re-examine the ways in which they address risk in their operations.… Continue Reading

The BOTA Foundation explained (Part Two): Where did BOTA get its money?

The story of BOTA’s capital and creation starts with politics and oil in Kazakhstan, the last of the ex-Soviet republics to gain its independence in 1991. As well chronicled in Steve LeVine’s definitive account of the era, The Oil and the Glory, during the 90s there was a scramble amongst Western interests to secure oil drilling rights in the Caspian Sea, which had some of the largest untapped reserves in the world.Continue Reading