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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

Alec Puig: There are good things happening at some Russian companies

A Transparency International-Russia report published in January assessed the efficacy of the anti-corruption programs of over 200 Russian companies, who together generate more than 70 percent of Russia’s national income. 

While the report mainly calls for the majority of the companies named to implement remedial measures, it is worth noting and commending the highest-scoring companies, who provide exemplary models for their counterparts in the anti-corruption space.… Continue Reading

Scott Shaffer: Due diligence will always be a human skill

In the recent Kinross FCPA case, the Securities and Exchange Commission stated that: “Kinross contracted with a politically-well-connected third-party consultant to facilitate contacts with high-level government officials without conducting the heightened due diligence required by the company’s policies and procedures…”

As I have stated in several posts over the years, the need for enhanced due diligence is still critical when engaging high-risk intermediaries.… Continue Reading