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Harry Cassin
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Andy Spalding
Senior Editor

Jessica Tillipman
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Richard L. Cassin
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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

Bill Steinman
Contributing Editor

Dr. Klaus Moosmayer: How Siemens manages Collective Action antitrust concerns

Dr. Klaus Moosmayer is the Chief Compliance Officer of Siemens AG (Image courtesy of Siemens)The FCPA Blog has been talking about Collective Action and antitrust concerns.

As Siemens has gained significant experience over recent years in introducing and implementing Collective Action projects in conjunction with other companies, the public sector and NGOs, I thought it would be helpful to share some of our insights into the topic.… Continue Reading

Don’t forget antitrust enforcement (and compliance)

The DOJ said last week it collected $1.86 billion in criminal fines and penalties from antitrust prosecutions during the fiscal year that ended September 30, 2014. 

Five companies paid penalties of more than $100 million each, including a $425 million criminal fine levied against Bridgestone Corp.,… Continue Reading

Marine hose exec extradited from Germany

Image courtesy of Dunlop Oil & MarineAn Italian citizen was extradited from Germany on a charge of participating in a conspiracy to suppress and eliminate competition by rigging bids, fixing prices, and allocating market share for marine hose sold in the United States and elsewhere, the DOJ said Friday.… Continue Reading

New Senate bill protects whistleblowers in antitrust cases

Last Monday, the U.S. Senate approved a bipartisan bill designed to prevent retaliation against whistleblowers who provide tips about criminal price-fixing to the Department of Justice.

The co-authors of the bill, Charles Grassley (R-IA) and Patrick Lahey (D-VT), also wrote the whistleblower provisions contained in the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, which provide significant protections to corporate whistleblowers, particularly employees at publicly traded corporations.… Continue Reading