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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

UK flexes extraterritorial reach with Airbus settlement

When passed in 2010, the UK Bribery Act was dubbed the “most stringent anti-corruption legislation in the world.” This was due in part to Section 7, which created an unprecedented form of vicarious liability at the time, with a potentially strong extraterritorial reach.… Continue Reading

Airbus graft probe spreads to United States

Airbus Group SE, already under investigation in the UK and France for suspected corruption, said in a company release Tuesday that it found “inaccuracies in filings” made with the U.S. Department of State under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations.… Continue Reading

French authorities join Airbus bribery probe

Airbus Group SE said Thursday that French investigators have opened a preliminary investigation into allegations of fraud, bribery, and corruption in the company’s civil aviation business.

France’s financial crimes investigator — the Parquet National Financier — is investigating the same allegations already being probed by the UK Serious Fraud Office.… Continue Reading

SFO confirms Airbus bribe probe

The UK Serious Fraud Office said Monday it has opened a criminal investigation into allegations of fraud, bribery, and corruption in the civil aviation business of Airbus Group.

The SFO issued a short statement saying “the allegations relate to irregularities concerning third party consultants.”… Continue Reading

Germany probes Airbus for bribery

Prosecutors in Munich confirmed Wednesday that Airbus is under investigation for bribery connected with border security contracts in Romania and Saudi Arabia.

Several employees of Airbus Defence and Space, formerly EADS, are the targets of the investigation.… Continue Reading