Richard L. Cassin | Editor at large
Richard L. Cassin is the founder of the FCPA Blog. He serves as editor at large.
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
The U.S. Department of Justice announced on July 23, 2007 the indictment in Houston of a former executive of a subsidiary of Houston-based Willbros Group
In its first Opinion Procedure Release of 2007, the Department of Justice said it would take no action against a requestor proposing to cover some