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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

Resource alert: UH database facilitates FCPA compliance benchmarking

Last week, the University of Houston Law Center released the most comprehensive free dataset for compliance benchmarking available. The Fortune 500 Code of Conduct dataset allows anyone to access the University’s website (without the worry of future spam emails that come with a “free” registration) and search through three years of data the Law Center has put together covering over forty different compliance areas including the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. … Continue Reading

Resource alert: Best practices for managing compliance in China

Chinese President Xi Jinping addresses a welcoming luncheon co-hosted by the U.S.-China Business Council in Washington in 2012. [Photo courtesy of Xinhua] The U.S.-China Business Council recently released the results of a survey of its membership on Best Practices for Managing Compliance in China.… Continue Reading

A Granular Look At Latin American Corruption

Both Argentina and Mexico scored 3.0 out of 10.0 on the Corruption Perception Index for 2011. Does this mean each country presents the same corruption risk? To dig behind the CPI, Miller & Chevalier and Matteson Ellis Law joined 12 Latin American law firms in a comprehensive survey of 439 executives spanning 14 countries in the Americas.… Continue Reading

Cool Deal For Summer

Through the generosity of Jeff Kaplan and Rebecca Walker, ethiXbase is now offering readers of the FCPA Blog a free download of the Anti-Corruption Compliance Benchmarking Survey.

The survey was developed last year by Kaplan & Walker LLC and the FCPA Blog.… Continue Reading

Anti-Corruption Benchmarking Report As A Self-Assessment Tool

U.S. enforcement officials – including the Attorney General himself – have stressed the importance of self-assessments to achieving anti-corruption compliance program efficacy. Such assessments are also an important part of anti-corruption compliance program standards issued by the UK Ministry of Justice and the OECD anti-bribery working group.… Continue Reading

A Short Benchmarking Quiz

Of the more than 100 organizations participating in the Anti-Corruption Compliance Program Benchmarking Survey conducted by Kaplan & Walker LLP and the FCPA Blog, what do you think is the approximate percentage of respondents that:

1.… Continue Reading