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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

Carlson and Ma: Revised China commercial bribery rules would broaden offenses and raise penalties

Last week China released for public comment new draft amendments to the Anti-Unfair Competition Law (AUCL), which governs commercial bribery and other acts of unfair competition. 

If enacted, the amendments (Draft Amendments) would define a broader scope of conduct as commercial bribery, specify more clearly when companies are liable for the acts of their employees, and increase penalties for violations. … Continue Reading

GSK China probe shows limits of due diligence

As the GlaxoSmithKline bribery investigation widens, it will soon engulf hundreds of third parties across China, accused of being conduits for bribe paying.

We decided to retrieve the basic Administration of Industry and Commerce (AIC) filings for a quick due diligence on one of the travel agents named — Shanghai Linjiang International Travel Agency.… Continue Reading