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.
Beginning in 2008, when Siemens resolved its mega-FCPA case for $800 million, December has been a month of FCPA fireworks.
Due diligence turns up a lot of ugly stuff. Sometimes compliance professionals learn too much. In those cases, what should they do? When does a
When the SEC launched its whistleblower reward program in 2011, many predicted a flood of FCPA complaints. That didn’t happen. From FY2012 through FY2020, the
At work, when a boss or colleague insults us, whether intentionally or not, we feel it. Our usual reaction? Clam up and retreat into our
Last month, on the same day the DOJ and SEC imposed $3.3 billion in financial penalties against Goldman Sachs for 1MDB-related FCPA violations, Goldman’s board
How much due diligence is enough when dealing with Chinese companies? Here’s a better way to ask the question: If Chinese companies are beyond the
As part of Goldman Sachs’ record-breaking $3.3 billion FCPA resolution, the SEC ordered the company to disgorge $606.3 million. That’s the second biggest disgorgement ever
How to explain it? Beam Suntory’s 2018 FCPA civil settlement with the SEC went so well. The SEC praised the company’s cooperation and took into