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Harry Cassin
Publisher and Editor

Andy Spalding
Senior Editor

Jessica Tillipman
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

Bill Steinman
Contributing Editor

Andy Spalding: The Olympic anti-corruption era begins

Yesterday’s announcement that the 2028 Summer Olympics have been awarded to Los Angeles has an underappreciated significance for the anti-corruption movement. It is the first Olympic Games in which the host city will be under a contractual obligation to prevent corruption.… Continue Reading

Andy Spalding on Bhutan: An anti-corruption movement like no other

Bhutan — the tiny Himalayan kingdom nestled between China and India — now writes an anti-corruption story unlike any I have seen, and in the best of ways. 

Deliberately isolated from the outside world and its geopolitical machinations, Bhutan has declined to establish diplomatic relations with the United States, China, and Russia alike.… Continue Reading

Andy Spalding: Brazil’s New Enforcement Leadership

At a time when U.S. leadership in the world is no longer a surety, we should be comforted to find another western hemisphere country proudly taking the lead.

The United States may well have written the first chapter in global anti-corruption enforcement.  But the second chapter?… Continue Reading

Andy Spalding: Is anti-bribery enforcement about to become partisan?

FCPA enforcement has always been bi-partisan, commanding principled support from both sides of the aisle. Is that about to change?

The Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives recently announced plans to repeal a number of federal regulations, including the SEC’s requirement that oil, gas, and mineral companies disclose payments to foreign government in excess of $100,000.… Continue Reading

Andy Spalding: The FCPA is all about change

The FCPA is fundamentally about change: in federal laws, in global attitudes, in corporate practices, and ultimately, in ourselves. I wanted my law school students to see that change happening, to feel it for themselves.… Continue Reading