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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

Rizzo and Moushey on Brazil: What’s Next for President Temer?

Eloy Rizzo and Leah MousheyOn Monday (June 26), the Head Prosecutor of Brazil’s Federal Public Prosecution Service, Rodrigo Janot, formally accused President Michel Temer of “passive corruption” (i.e., the receipt of bribes) based on the testimony of executives from J&F Group, which controls meatpacking giant JBS.… Continue Reading

Brazil president charged with corruption

Brazil’s chief prosecutor formally accused President Michel Temer of taking $11.5 million in bribes from a meatpacker in exchange for help resolving tax disputes and securing bank loans.

In a statement sent Monday to Brazil’s Supreme Court, Prosecutor-General Rodrigo Janot charged Temer with agreeing to take money from JBS SA.… Continue Reading

Shruti Shah: G20 Summit needs U.S. leadership against corruption

Global concerns about corruption are on the rise. This year alone, we have seen massive anti-corruption protests in Slovakia, South Korea, Romania and Russia. 

This is not surprising as corruption underpins many of the world’s issues and it is against this background that the G20 leaders will meet on July 7-8 in Germany.Continue Reading

London banker jailed for taking bribes from U.S. consultant

A UK court sentenced a former banker at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development to six years in prison for taking $3.5 million in bribes from a Pennsylvania-based consultant.

Andrey Ryjenko, 44, a dual UK and Russian citizen, was convicted by a jury at London’s Old Bailey of a bribery conspiracy.… Continue Reading

OFAC issues new FAQs for Cuba sanctions

The Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control published Frequently Asked Questions on President Trump’s Cuba announcement.

The biggest change will be new regulations to end so-called individual people-to-people travel. Group people-to-people travel will still be authorized.… Continue Reading