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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

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Will extractive companies move away from corruption-prone intermediaries?

Multinational companies regularly hire agents and fixers to help them win lucrative business in complex or unfamiliar environments. These intermediaries, who include both established firms and well-connected individuals, provide introductions to decision-makers, intelligence on how to secure a contract, and an on-the-ground presence in far-flung lands. Sometimes they also serve as conduits for bribes.

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When ‘conflicts of interests’ are good

In our Western corporate culture, we’re conditioned to recoil at the idea of conflicts of interests. Conflicts of interest are bad, avoiding them is good, and there is no gray area in between. But is that always true?

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We’re now a certified women-owned anti-corruption law firm

When Brooke Rodgers and Bill Steinman established Steinman & Rodgers over ten years ago, we set out to create a boutique law firm that provides the same caliber of service in the anti-corruption space that companies expect from large firms.

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‘Bitcoin threat’ spurs central bank digital currencies

On July 6, the head of Turkey’s central bank Murat Cetinkaya — who in 2017 publicly stated that he felt threatened by Bitcoin — was unexpectedly removed from his job by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Three days later, on July 9 the 11th Development Plan of the Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey was approved by the President and submitted to the Parliament. 

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Yes, ‘ethical culture’ can be measured

When the U.S. Department of Justice recently updated its “Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programs,” the enforcement agency unambiguously underlined how important it is for a company to create and foster a culture of ethics and compliance. But how does a company measure its culture of compliance, and what steps does it take in response to its measurement of the compliance culture?

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