Richard L. Cassin | Editor at large
Richard L. Cassin founded the FCPA Blog and now serves as editor-at-large.
He was named multiple times by Ethisphere Magazine as one of the 100 Most Influential People in Business Ethics.
Before founding the FCPA Blog, he was a senior partner in a major international law firm and the head of its Singapore office and Asia practice.
Cassin’s articles about corruption and compliance have appeared in the Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, Business Times (Singapore), New England Law Review, and other leading publications. His opinions about FCPA enforcement have been cited by the New York Times, Washington Post, Business Week, Variety, Bloomberg’s news wire, Reuters, NPR, Fox News, CNN, and others.
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