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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

Charitable giving: Recognize the warning signs and mitigate the risks

Many individuals, non-profits, and corporations actively support charitable causes around the world. The need to support worthwhile charitable projects in many developing markets is particularly acute due to local needs, the lack of government funding, and the lack of an adequately developed infrastructure.… Continue Reading

Carlson and Yuan: China releases draft amendments to law governing commercial bribery

China released draft amendments Thursday to its Anti-Unfair Competition Law that could reshape how commercial bribery in China is interpreted and enforced.

Specifically, the Draft Amendments would (1) more precisely define commercial bribery, including liability for bribes paid through third parties, (2) clearly include vicarious liability for employers for the actions of their employees, and (3) significantly increase penalties for commercial bribery for companies and for those facilitating or turning a blind eye to bribes. … Continue Reading

SFO charges two former tech execs with corruption

Two former executives of a UK company that supplies technology-based products to the metals industry were charged Thursday with bribery and corruption.

Michael Sorby, a former director of Sarclad Ltd, and Adrian Leek, the company’s former sales manager, appeared in Westminster Magistrates’ Court in London.… Continue Reading