Harry Cassin | Publisher and Editor
Harry Cassin is the publisher and editor of the FCPA Blog.
He is the CEO of Recathlon LLC, the owner of the FCPA Blog and provider of global FCPA and compliance information and data services.
He lived and worked in Asia (Singapore and Hong Kong) and served as a director of a compliance solutions provider.
He holds an IACA Level 1 anti-corruption expert qualification and an undergraduate degree from Valparaiso University in international economics and Chinese.
He is the author of Phantom Pillars.
The chairman and CEO of an investment firm and a member of the firm’s board of directors were found guilty by a federal jury in Boston Thursday for their role in a scheme to bribe Haitian officials to secure approval for an $84 million construction project.
Walmart Inc. agreed Thursday to pay the DOJ and SEC $282 million to settle allegations that it violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices by paying an intermediary in Brazil for help obtaining construction permits and having weak anti-corruption internal controls in Brazil, China, India, and Mexico.
The World Bank debarred a Chinese electrical engineering company Wednesday for 15 months for “fraudulent practices” involving a project in Liberia.
The World Bank Wednesday debarred a Chinese state-owned engineering and construction company and two subsidiaries for “fraudulent practices” involving a project in Georgia.
The UK Serious Fraud Office fined FH Bertling Ltd £850,000 ($1 million) Monday for bribes to secure contracts in Angola.
The World Bank Wednesday debarred two subsidiaries of Paris-based Veolia Water Technologies for “fraudulent and collusive practices” involving a project in Colombia.
The World Bank debarred a Chinese fiber optic cable manufacturer and distributor Wednesday for 20 months for “fraudulent practices” involving a project in Zambia.
Covington & Burling has translated into Chinese the DOJ’s April 2019 Guidance Document for the Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programs.