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.
The International Anti-Corruption Academy in Austria is now accepting applications for its two master’s programs: the Master in Anti-Corruption Studies (MACS) and the International Master in Anti-Corruption Compliance and Collective Action (IMACC).
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.
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.
Brazil’s federal prosecutors, judges, and Comptroller General (CGU) have become world-famous for enforcing Brazil’s anti-corruption laws. But few outside Brazil realize that interpretation and enforcement of Brazil’s flagship anti-corruption law, the Clean Companies Act, does not end with the federal government.
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).
The 2026 FIFA World Cup vote already reflects the significant steps FIFA has taken to reduce corruption. Will it now follow the International Olympic Committee example and take the next step?
If you thought that anti-corruption compliance was solely of interest in the most industrialized nations of the west or north, know this: the International Anti-Corruption Academy proves otherwise.
After two hours of driving through undeveloped Korean countryside, the image upon arriving at the Olympic skiing venues is quite startling: the surrounding ridges are dotted with technologically advanced, energy-generating windmills.