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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

Brook Horowitz on FIFA and beyond: The clean up can start here

The FIFA scandal reminds us that corruption remains embedded right at the top of some of the world’s institutions. And it’s not only FIFA: the almost daily reports of fines for the major Western banks for failing to prevent money laundering, or for foreign exchange and interest rates manipulation — crimes dating back to the financial crisis — show the extent to which corruption is part of the normal operating mode of transnational institutions, whether public or private.… Continue Reading

On Anti-corruption and Transparency at the G20 Summit

Prime Minister of Australia, the Hon Tony Abbott MP (Image courtesy of the G20)So the G20 leaders meeting in Brisbane is over, and despite the usual distractions in the media from the world of high politics, they managed to stick to their agenda of economic and financial reform for growth.… Continue Reading

Lebedev only partly right in calling for more enforcement

Russian businessman and publisher Alexander LebedevIn his call for the establishment of an international anti-corruption agency during last week’s Economic Crime Conference in Cambridge, UK (We must create a global force to fight corruption), Alexander Lebedev put forward some convincing arguments about how putting a stop to corruption will have huge benefits for the economy and society.… Continue Reading

Collective Action: A new approach to combat corruption (Part Five)

As we saw last week, there’s a perception that voluntary anti-corruption declarations are too weak to have any significant impact on preventing corruption. While it’s true that declarations have more of the “collective” than the “action,” they are still an important step in the fight against corruption, especially when combined with the awareness-raising activities which usually accompany them. … Continue Reading

B20 pushes rewards for country compliance

Australia PM Tony Abbott address the B20 SummitAt this year’s B20 Summit, held last week in Sydney, 400 business leaders laid out a blueprint to promote global economic growth and employment outcomes and make the global economy more resilient to deal with future shocks.… Continue Reading