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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

Jerry Fang: China enforcement review 2015

With the recent downfall of two more high-level government officials from Beijing and Shanghai, China’s anti-corruption campaign rolled on in 2015. Here are some highlights from the past year.

The crackdown on corrupt high-level government officials spread to all 31 provinces and municipalities directly under the central government.Continue Reading

FAW-Volkswagen fires its Mad Men

FAW-Volkswagen Automotive Co Ltd, a joint venture of China’s state carmaker FAW Group Corp and Volkswagen AG, has stopped delaing with 19 public relations firms and advertising agencies in the wake of massive corruption uncovered at the group.… Continue Reading

Ex-COSCO boss facing graft charges

Xu Minjie, the former deputy general manager of China’s state-owned shipping giant China Ocean Shipping Group Co. (COSCO), has been expelled from the communist party while awaiting corruption charges, in a sign that China’s anti-graft campaign has spread into the shipping industry.… Continue Reading

China Resources chairman fired in graft scandal

Song Lin, the chairman of state-controlled China Resources, was fired Sunday for “suspected serious violations of discipline and law violations.”

China’s Xinhua news agency said Song, 51, was dismissed from his post as chairman and party boss of China Resources Holdings, the parent group of five Hong Kong-listed companies.… Continue Reading

China’s ‘naked officials’ are targets of crackdown

The communist party’s anti-corruption watchdog – the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection (CCDI) – has vowed, once again, to hunt corrupt officials who flee the country and to scrutinize “naked officials” in a drive to crack down on top-level corruption.… Continue Reading

China reigning in feared Shuanggui detentions

The Communist Party is considering scaling back its problematic shuanggui system, a move which will improve its standing among human rights groups. Anti-corruption experts met with the country’s top prosecutors immediately after the Third Plenum meetings earlier this month to discuss reforms to the contentious system.… Continue Reading