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Harry Cassin
Publisher and Editor

Andy Spalding
Senior Editor

Jessica Tillipman
Senior Editor

Bill Steinman
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

Richard L. Cassin | Editor at large

Richard L. Cassin is the founder of the FCPA Blog. He serves as editor at large.

He has been named multiple times as one of the 100 Most Influential People In Business Ethics by Ethisphere Magazine. He was named a Trust Across America 2019 Top Thought Leader in Trust.

Cassin’s articles about corruption and compliance have appeared in the Wall Street Journal,  Financial Times,  Business Times (Singapore),  New England Law Review, and many other leading publications. His opinions about FCPA enforcement have been cited recently by the New York Times,  Wall Street Journal,  Washington Post, Business WeekVariety, Bloomberg’s news wire, Reuters, NPR, Fox News, CNN, and others.

He was a senior partner in a major international law firm and the head of its Asia practice.

Recent Posts

One Law,Two Parts

The question comes from Pune, India: Can a payment that is not a bribe – such as a facilitating payment – be the basis for

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Red Tape Round-Up

With the 17th National Congress of the Chinese Communist Party in full swing in Beijing, we thought it would be a good time to see

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Termites In China

The happy people in the photo are Ma Wen (right), head of China’s new National Bureau of Corruption Prevention, and her deputy, Qu Wanxiang. The

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Greetings, Comrade

A friend of The FCPA Blog who bunked in Singapore awhile and has since returned to Washington, D.C. asks: In a communist country, is everyone

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With Friends Like These . . . .

The U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act prohibits both direct and indirect corrupt payments to foreign officials. Indirect payments typically pass through the hands of an

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Compliance Guidelines

Many come to The FCPA Blog seeking compliance guidelines. That’s good, because our aim is to help people comply with the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices

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Saved By The Bell In Germany?

Siemens’ blitzkrieg settlement of corruption charges with German prosecutors happened without public proceedings and, so far, with very little disclosure. Apart from Siemens’ statement that

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