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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

Beam Suntory pays $8 million to resolve FCPA offenses

Chicago-based spirits maker Beam Suntory Inc. agreed Monday to pay more than $8 million to resolve Foreign Corrupt Practices Act charges for improper payments by its Indian subsidiary.

Beam resolved the SEC’s civil charges without admitting or denying the allegations.… Continue Reading

SEC: BlackRock impeded whistleblower rights

New York-based asset manager BlackRock Inc. agreed Tuesday to pay a $340,000 penalty to settle SEC charges that it forced more than a thousand exiting employees to waive their ability to obtain whistleblower awards.… Continue Reading

Anheuser-Busch InBev pays SEC $6 million for India FCPA offenses and impeding whistleblower

Anheuser-Busch InBev paid $6 million Wednesday to settle charges that it violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and impeded a whistleblower who reported the misconduct.

The company’s India minority-owned joint venture used third-party sales promoters to make improper payments to government officials in India to increase sales and production, the SEC said.… Continue Reading

New company law reshapes India governance

A sweeping new company law in India is a major overhaul of the basic rules for corporate operation and an attempt to introduce greater transparency and improved corporate governance.

Like many things in India, there is much hope and even greater questions about the details and effectiveness of the new regime.… Continue Reading

India contagion spreads to beer maker InBev

Anheuser-Busch InBev said this week the SEC is investigating its India joint venture for possible FCPA violations.

The Belgium-based beer company said in an SEC filing it is ‘investigating the conduct in question and cooperating with the SEC.’… Continue Reading