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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 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 JournalFinancial TimesBusiness 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 WeekVariety, Bloomberg’s news wire, Reuters, NPR, Fox News, CNN, and others.

Recent Posts

Counting Corruption

A friend from Nigeria, which appears on these pages for the wrong reasons all too often, visited us this week. He gives a face and

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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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