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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

2013 FCPA Enforcement Index

In 2013, twelve companies paid $731.1 million to resolve FCPA cases (that includes IBM’s $10 million settlement from 2011 that received final court approval in 2013). Two of the twelve corporate actions — Total SA and Weatherford — landed in the top ten FCPA cases of all time.… Continue Reading

Where to (always) find our lists

We’re crazy about lists and they appear in this space often.

But for readers, finding the latest version of our lists can be hard.

So we’ve found them a permanent home.… Continue Reading

Our reference section (October 2012)

Here are some of the reports, indexes, and lists we maintain. They’re always free, thanks to the generous support of our sponsors.

The top group are published on a regular schedule.… Continue Reading

Why Is SEC Enforcement Lagging?

Last year the SEC brought twenty FCPA enforcement actions. And over the past five years, enforcement has averaged nearly seventeen actions a year. (Note: The SEC lumps related cases together and counts them as one enforcement action.)… Continue Reading

Enforcement Report For Q2 ’12

There was just one corporate enforcement action during the second quarter of the year. During the same period last year, there were five, and two in 2010.

But the Morgan Stanley declination made big news during the second quarter.… Continue Reading

Enforcement Report For Q1 ’12

There were four FCPA corporate enforcement actions during the first quarter of the year (we lump parent and subsidiary companies together). That’s a normal amount of activity. In both 2011 and 2010, there were also four corporate actions during the same period.… Continue Reading

Enforcement At The Century’s Dawn

In Tuesday’s post, we looked at corporate FCPA enforcement since 2006. Today we’re going back further.

The years 2000 through 2005 are already ancient FCPA history. There were just fifteen cases and all but two penalties were under $5 million.… Continue Reading