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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

NCR, in its own words

Here’s a detailed investigation disclosure by NCR from its latest SEC filing.

The Atlanta-based company makes ATM machines and self service kiosks for the retail, hospitality, travel, gaming, and entertainment industries.… Continue Reading

Mining sector investigations spread to U.K.

The U.K. Serious Fraud Office said Thursday it has launched a criminal investigation of London-listed mining company ENRC plc.

‘The focus of the investigation will be allegations of fraud, bribery and corruption relating to the activities of the company or its subsidiaries in Kazakhstan and Africa,’ the SFO said in a statement.… Continue Reading

Execs see Africa opportunities, but risks too

FCPA Blog-sponsor AlixPartners teamed with Dentons to survey multinational companies about their current and future business objectives in Africa.

The survey aimed to better understand whether companies perceived Africa to be an attractive investment destination, given the continent’s legacy of corruption and political instability.… Continue Reading

Lanny Breuer said to be leaving DOJ soon

Lanny Breuer, Assistant Attorney General for the DOJ’s Criminal DivisionLanny Breuer, the head of the Justice Department’s criminal division, is reported to be preparing his exit.

As the Assistant Attorney General for the criminal division since 2009, Breuer led the 600 DOJ lawyers who prosecute federal criminal cases across the country.… Continue Reading

Do anti-corruption agencies promote graft?

In July, I had an interesting conversation with Prof. Alan Doig in Vienna relating to the fight against corruption in my own country, Kenya.

He asked me how Kenya was fighting its infamous corruption and impunity.… Continue Reading

Is Africa a forsaken continent?

‘Is Africa a lost cause? Are Africans inherently and incorrigibly corrupt? Is Africa a forsaken continent? These are some of the questions that invariably cross my mind as I frequently ponder and agonize over the scourge of corruption in Zimbabwe.… Continue Reading