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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

Armenian businesses commit to compliance

Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in emerging markets in Eurasia must demonstrate the ability to assess and mitigate corruption risks in order to do business with multinational firms. The vast majority of SMEs in the region are unable to do so.… Continue Reading

Katya Lysova: Armenia’s breakthrough moment against corruption

Armenia doesn’t top many investors’ lists. The former Soviet republic is in an ongoing military conflict with neighboring Azerbaijan, has two closed trade borders with Turkey and Azerbaijan (borders with Iran and Georgia are open), and pervasive corruption prevents Armenia’s three million citizens from prospering.… Continue Reading

Armenia fugitive nabbed in fake diamond deal

A businessman who told a bank that his partners in a phony diamond processing operation were Armenia’s prime minister and archbishop was arrested Friday in the Georgian capital of Tbilisi on charges of money laundering.… Continue Reading

Armenia judges have price list for bribes

Armenia’s human rights ombudsman said bribery in the country’s courts is so common that judges use an unofficial price list for kickbacks.

Karen Andreasyan, left, an Armenian lawyer who headed the ombudsman team, said bribes can range from $500 to $50,000.… Continue Reading