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.
Question: Why Do Bribes to Reduce Foreign Taxes Violate the FCPA?
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
U.S. Anticorruption Laws Reach Everywhere
SINGAPORE–LAWFUEL – The Law Newswire – August 2, 2007 – Companies located anywhere in the world whose shares are traded on a U.S. stock exchange
Nigerian Problems Trigger Another FCPA Investigation
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
Fallout Continues From Schnitzer Steel Industries’ FCPA Violations
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
Former Willbros Executive Charged with FCPA Violations
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
Guidelines for Promotional Expenses Under FCPA Affirmative Defense
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
Delta & Pine Land Company Settles FCPA Charges
FCPA Violations Disclosed During Monsanto’s Pre-Acquisition Due Diligence July 26, 2007 — The Securities and Exchange Commission has settled Foreign Corrupt Practices Act enforcement actions