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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
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Marc Alain Bohn
Contributing Editor

Bill Waite
Contributing Editor

Shruti J. Shah
Contributing Editor

Russell A. Stamets
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Richard Bistrong
Contributing Editor

Eric Carlson
Contributing Editor

All posts by Richard Bistrong

Bistrong to Garcia: ‘It gets better’

The story of Vicente Garcia, SAP’s former head of sales for Latin America, reminded me of one of the darkest periods in my life — the time before sentencing.

Garcia pleaded guilty last week to a one-count criminal information charging him with conspiracy to violate the FCPA’s antibribery provisions.… Continue Reading

Richard Bistrong: Bribing not to lose

The FCPA makes it illegal to give anything of value to a foreign official to obtain or retain business. We talk a lot about “obtaining” but much less about “retaining” — or what I call bribing not to lose.… Continue Reading

Confronting corruption: My own perfect storm

In her recent post on the FCPA Blog, Alison Taylor said organizational and team culture and norms are overwhelmingly important in explaining why and how corruption occurs. “The person at the desk next to you is a far more important source of how things really work and how to get things done than the code of conduct,” she said.… Continue Reading