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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

Wisconsin marketing firm pays $10 million to resolve FCPA offenses

Quad/Graphics Inc. agreed Thursday to pay the SEC nearly $10 million to settle violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act for long-running bribery schemes and cover-ups in Peru and China.

The Sussex, Wisconsin print and digital marketing company disgorged $6.9 million and prejudgment interest of about $960,000, and agreed to pay a civil penalty of $2 million.… Continue Reading

ING wins SEC declination after $900 million Dutch penalty

The SEC closed its investigation into ING Group NV one day after the banking giant reached a $900 million settlement with Dutch authorities.

In a new SEC filing Wednesday, ING said:

As previously noted, in connection with the investigations ING also received information requests from the U.S.… Continue Reading

DOJ: Don’t let FCPA enforcement fears stop M&A deals

Deputy Assistant Attorney General Matthew MinerThe prosecutor who oversees the criminal division’s FCPA unit said the DOJ wants corporate acquisitions to happen and doesn’t want the “specter of enforcement to be a risk factor that impedes such activity by good actors.”… Continue Reading

Juniper Networks lands DOJ declination

Juniper Networks, Inc. said an SEC filing Friday that the DOJ has closed its FCPA investigation of the company and won’t bring an enforcement action.

The SEC’s investigation is still pending, Juniper said.… Continue Reading

Double declination ends Net1 FCPA probe

Net 1 UEPS Technologies said in a securities filing Thursday that the DOJ has closed its investigation of possible violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.

The DOJ investigation had apparently continued since the company received an SEC declination (pdf) in mid 2015 for the same matter.… Continue Reading