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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 to prepare for the EU Whistleblowing Protection Directive

The EU Whistleblower Protection Directive sets out minimum standards for how organizations should handle whistleblowers’ reports, respond to these reports, and protect the whistleblowers. Because Member States are obligated to adopt this Directive into their national legislation by December 17, 2021, organizations should already ensure that their whistleblowing strategy is compliant with the Directive — while closely monitoring the adoption of the Directive in the EU countries where they operate.Continue Reading

The top three FCPA stories of, ahem, 2020

For the FCPA community (and the entire human race), 2020 was a You’ve-Got-to-be-Kidding-Me year. But for our top stories, let’s jump past the pandemic and straight to the FCPA, and more specifically to three aspects of enforcement — the Good, the Bad, and the Missing.… Continue Reading

The dawn of human rights due diligence in Switzerland?

Following an intense debate on November 29, 2020, the “Responsible Business Initiative” was rejected by a majority of the Swiss cantons. Instead, a reform of the Swiss Code of Obligations and Criminal Code is most likely to enter into force.Continue Reading