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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

How a Financial Intelligence Unit is trailblazing anti-corruption enforcement

A central topic to the investigation and prosecution of corruption is the criminal offense of money laundering. In the past years, the intergovernmental Financial Action Task Force or FATFA has noted that Mexico has an adequate system to tackle money laundering and terrorist financing, but should step up efforts in pursuing launderers and confiscating their assets.… Continue Reading

Luis Dantón Martínez Corres: International trade agreements can help fight corruption

Transparency International just updated its Exporting Corruption Evaluation for 2018, the first update since 2015.

It assesses enforcement of the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention by reviewing the 44 countries that are signatories of the convention and account for 65 percent of world exports, and more than 75 percent of total foreign direct investment outflows.… Continue Reading

Luis Dantón Martínez Corres: Mexico election will decide fate of enforcement

Mexico is just weeks away from a groundbreaking election on July 1. The election has profound implications for the fate of the existing National Anticorruption System.

The country will elect its president, the entire congress (500) and senate (128), as well as state governor elections (9), and thousands of municipal and state congress seats.… Continue Reading

PEMEX requires compliance programs for contractors

In the next few weeks suppliers and contractors of PEMEX, Mexico’s state owned oil company, will be required to submit information on the existence and state of their compliance programs.

Many of the regional and local companies working with PEMEX could have difficulty meeting this new requirement and will have to undertake significant efforts to continue working with the Mexican oil giant.… Continue Reading