Editors

Harry Cassin
Publisher and Editor

Andy Spalding
Senior Editor

Jessica Tillipman
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

Bill Steinman
Contributing Editor

Andy Spalding | Senior Editor

Andrew Brady Spalding is a senior editor of the FCPA Blog.

He’s a Professor at the University of Richmond School of Law.

A former Fulbright Senior Research Scholar and lawyer at a major international firm, Andy has lectured and conducted research on anti-corruption law throughout the developing world.

In addition to his frequent posts on the FCPA Blog, his work has appeared in the Wisconsin Law Review, the UCLA Law Review, and the Florida Law Review, among others.

Andy’s groundbreaking research about FCPA enforcement and its impact on developing countries has been discussed in leading publications, including the Wall Street Journal, the Economist, the Atlantic, and the New York Times.

Recent Posts

Corruption’s most horrific human cost

Ex-Peruvian president Alan Garcia We know the various ways to measure the human costs of corruption: depletion of the public fisc, unequal access to government services, shoddy contracts awarded to sub-standard providers, the de facto business tax that makes economies less efficient, and so on. But we have now received painful reminder of the highest and most shocking of corruption’s costs: human life, even the life of a nation’s two-time president.

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Dick Cassin retires

Dick Cassin, founder of the FCPA BlogDick Cassin, who founded this Blog nearly twelve years ago, is retiring. Effective this month, Dick is taking what we might call senior status, becoming the editor at large. His extraordinarily capable son, Harry, has taken over daily operations. 

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Corruption kills another Olympic dream

The City of Calgary voted resoundingly in Tuesday’s plebiscite to withdraw its bid to host the 2026 Winter Olympics. While Olympic corruption did not quite deal the bid’s death blow, it was certainly a co-conspirator.

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Anti-corruption law from a British point of view

For the first and certainly not the last time, I recently flipped through Corruption and Misuse of Public Office. Published by Oxford University Press UK, its authors are four practitioners and a professor (my colleague at the International Anti-Corruption Academy, John Hatchard).

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South Korea: An anti-corruption tiger

Traditionally known as an economic “Asian tiger,” South Korea may now be an anti-corruption tiger. It’s landmark Kim Young Ran Act, and the aggressive enforcement actions of the last year, distinguish the country as a leader in the global anti-corruption movement.

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