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.
The Accounting Standards Make The Shortlist
The FCPA’s anti-bribery provisions attract lots more attention than its accounting standards — and there’s no mystery why. Public corruption is fascinating, while public accounting
FCPA To The World: I Want You
In its early days, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act of 1977 stirred up a lot of angry talk from Americans because of its extra-territorial reach.
So much of the buzz about the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act right now concerns investigations of name-brand foreign companies — Siemens, BAE and Panalpina among
Siemens’ Employees Come In From The Cold
German engineering giant Siemens AG said yesterday that it will extend its employee-amnesty program for another month until the end of February. The extension is
Who’s Monitoring The Monitors?
Ellen Podgor at the indispensable White Collar Crime Prof Blog has a post about the federal compliance monitors program here. It links to an article
Another Look At China
Yesterday we talked about a recent story in the Chinese press blaming foreign companies for more than half of the PRC’s corruption, and singling out
Most Corruption Comes From Abroad, Says China
A Special Warning For U.S. Companies As China battles indigenous corruption, it’s also spotlighting foreign and especially U.S. companies that are importing illegal practices into
Politics Is Still A Risky Business
A note to our readers: Former Indonesian President Suharto, 86, died on Sunday, January 27, 2008. He led Indonesia from 1965 until 1998, when he
Handicapping The FCPA
We heard a few days ago (here) that some Siemens insiders are trying to calculate the company’s potential financial penalties for alleged Foreign Corrupt Practices
Heading For Trial In Tinseltown
Our favorite news source here at the FCPA Blog — Variety — reports that the Hollywood film producers arrested for violating the Foreign Corrupt Practices