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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

Glamorous first daughter named in Uzbek organized crime probe

Gulnara Karimova (Courtesy of Fashion TV via YouTube)The Uzbek prosecutor-general’s office has said a person named “Karimova G.” is a suspect in a case against an organized criminal group.

“Russia’s RIA Novosti news agency cited an unnamed source in the Uzbek government that mentioned Karimova G.… Continue Reading

Feds continue Halliburton Angola, Iraq investigations

Here’s the latest FCPA disclosure from oil field services firm Halliburton Company from its Form 10-K filed with the SEC on February 7:

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We are conducting internal investigations of certain areas of our operations in Angola and Iraq, focusing on compliance with certain company policies, including our Code of Business Conduct (COBC), and the FCPA and other applicable laws.… Continue Reading

Oman gas chief detained for bribery

Former Oman National Gas Compay CEO Goutam Sen (from the Muscat Daily)Oman’s National Gas Company said Wednesday that its chief executive was detained by the public prosecutor over suspected bribery.… Continue Reading

In China, digital gift cards thrive as new bribes

While China’s discipline watchdog celebrates its 2013 achievements, President Xi Jinping’s austerity drive continues to face challenges.

Bribe-givers and corrupt officials are now using digital technology and loopholes in online gift-giving laws to dodge the authorities.… Continue Reading