Editors

Harry Cassin
Publisher and Editor

Andy Spalding
Senior Editor

Jessica Tillipman
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

Bill Steinman
Contributing Editor

Shruti J. Shah | Contributing Editor

Shruti J. Shah is a contributing editor of the FCPA Blog.

She’s the President and CEO Coalition for Integrity (formerly Transparency International-USA).

She has led many of the Coalition’s key initiatives, including developing practices to combat corruption and promoting greater transparency and accountability to stem the flow of proceeds of corruption, with a specific focus on reforms in the areas of beneficial ownership transparency and anti- money laundering laws.

Shruti previously worked at both PricewaterhouseCoopers and KPMG. She has managed investigations of alleged accounting fraud in publicly held companies and assisted companies in designing anti-corruption/FCPA compliance programs.

She’s a CPA (licensed in Colorado), a Chartered Accountant (India), and a Certified Fraud Examiner.

Recent Posts

Coalition for Integrity releases new report on U.S. states

The Coalition for Integrity released its Enforcement of Ethics Rules by State Agencies: Unpacking the S.W.A.M.P. Index report last Thursday. The report demonstrates tremendous differences in United States’ ethics enforcement and a lack of transparency in actions taken by state ethics agencies. 

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End anonymous shell companies to protect national security

After several delays, the first trial of Najib Razak, the former Prime Minister of Malaysia, began on April 3rd. He is accused of plundering the Malaysian Sovereign Wealth fund, 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB), which he set up to drive the development efforts in Malaysia. This represents a stunning reversal in fortune for Najib Razak who after ruling for nearly a decade was handily defeated in the elections last year amid allegations of massive corruption.
 

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How did Tuesday’s election influence the S.W.A.M.P. index?

While much of the focus on the mid-term elections was on who got elected, there were significant results regarding how candidates get elected and the ethics rules to which they are subject once in office. Important changes were approved in Colorado, Michigan, Missouri, New Mexico, North Dakota, the City of Phoenix and potentially Utah.

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