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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

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. … 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

Brazil’s Generational Clash

I recently had the great privilege of working closely with one of Brazil’s federal prosecutors at the International Anti-Corruption Academy. A young person just a handful of years out of law school, he’s that rare individual — bright in every sense of the word, articulate, generous, someone you immediately trust, a person of deep convictions, a natural leader.… Continue Reading

Andy Spalding: Brazil’s Anti-Corruption Revolution Continues

Brazil’s Supreme Court has authorized a federal investigation into Brazilian President Michel Temer’s role in the sprawling corruption scandal known as Operation Car Wash. If Temer’s presidency does not survive the investigation — and I’m betting it won’t — it will be another chapter in what may be the most dramatic anti-corruption enforcement story this world has ever seen.… Continue Reading

Andy Spalding: Why doping scandals are good for the Olympics

Track and field was once the pre-eminent Summer Olympics event. I suspect most readers can name many more track and field stars from history — Jim Thorpe, Eric Liddell, Jesse Owens, Bruce (now Caitlyn) Jenner, Carl Lewis, Jackie Joyner Kersee, Florence Griffith-Joyner, and so on — than they could from any other event.… Continue Reading