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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

Project Ethics Compliance Officer (Bechtel – Alexandria, Egypt)

Job Title: Project Ethics Compliance Officer

Location: Alexandria, Egypt

Company: Bechtel

The Project Compliance Officer is responsible for administering the Bechtel Ethics and Compliance Program for company employees working on the West Nile Delta project in Egypt, a major onshore gas terminal project.… Continue Reading

UK enforcement: Sweett Group fined £2.25 million after Bribery Act conviction

Construction and professional services company Sweett Group plc was sentenced Friday in London and ordered to pay £2.25 million ($3.15 million) for bribing an official in the United Arab Emirates.

The company pleaded guilty in December 2015 to a charge of failing to prevent an act of bribery intended to secure and retain a contract with Al Ain Ahlia Insurance Company (AAAI), contrary to Section 7(1)(b) of the Bribery Act 2010.… Continue Reading

Here’s our new Top Ten list, with VimpelCom landing sixth

Thursday’s $397.6 million enforcement action against VimpelCom Ltd. and its Uzbek unit landed in the sixth spot on our list of the top ten FCPA cases of all time.

It was the first change in our top ten list since Alstom joined in the number two position in December 2014.… Continue Reading

VimpelCom reaches $795 million resolution with U.S., Dutch authorities

Amsterdam-based VimpelCom Limited, the world’s sixth-largest telecommunications company, and its wholly owned Uzbek subsidiary, Unitel LLC, entered into resolutions with the DOJ, SEC, and Dutch authorities Thursday for paying more than $114 million in bribes to a government official in Uzbekistan between 2006 and 2012.… Continue Reading

UK Bribery Act: Pre-trial agreements are a turning point for global enforcement

The first negotiated settlement of a corporate bribery investigation under the UK Bribery Act involved a deferred prosecution agreement between the Serious Fraud Office and ICBC Standard Bank. That case is a turning point in the enforcement history of the UK Bribery Act and, at a global level, it fuels the debate about the use of settlements to resolve foreign bribery charges.… Continue Reading