Richard L. Cassin | Editor at large
Richard L. Cassin is the founder of the FCPA Blog. He serves as editor at large.
“An Overview of the Organizational Guidelines” from the United States Sentencing Commission’s May 2004 release includes the following jaw-dropping statement: Criminal liability can attach to
February 6, 2007 — The DOJ reports Vetco’s admission that payments to Nigerian Customs Officials violated the FCPA. The DOJ says, “These corrupt payments were
There are strict requirements for Facilitating Payments — the one exception written into the FCPA. Among other things, the payment must be for “routine governmental
The answer, from the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, is this: [T]he concern of Congress with the immorality, inefficiency, and unethical
The Houston Chronicle reports that Nabors Industries is conducting an internal investigation in response to a federal investigation into possible violations of the Foreign Corrupt
The Securities and Exchange Commission announced in late June 2007 that it charged a former executive of Portland, Oregon-based Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc. with violating