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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

World Bank debars Odebrecht construction units for fraud and collusion

The World Bank Tuesday debarred Brazil-based engineering and construction company Construtora Norberto Odebrecht S.A. for three years for “fraudulent and collusive practices” during a project in Colombia.

Also debarred were Odebrecht construction subsidiaries based in Colombia, Chile, Panama, Peru, Barbados, Angola, the United States, Luxembourg, Austria, and the Cayman Islands.… Continue Reading

What is corruption? Depends on who’s looking

For those interested in the study of corruption from the scientific perspective one thing stands out: actual corruption is essentially unmeasurable.

It could also be observed that our imperfect measurements of corruption, even more accurate random forced response surveys, have found only a noisy relationship between perceptions of corruption and its reality.… Continue Reading

Huawei, CFO charged in Iran cover up

The DOJ announced Monday that it brought thirteen financial fraud-related charges against Chinese telecom company Huawei and three other related defendants, including its CFO Wanzhou Meng.

The unsealed indictment charges Meng, Huawei, and two Huawei subsidiaries — Huawei Device USA Inc.Continue Reading