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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

Where to (always) find our lists

We’re crazy about lists and they appear in this space often.

But for readers, finding the latest version of our lists can be hard.

So we’ve found them a permanent home.… Continue Reading

Our reference section (October 2012)

Here are some of the reports, indexes, and lists we maintain. They’re always free, thanks to the generous support of our sponsors.

The top group are published on a regular schedule.… Continue Reading

Tyco in $26 million settlement with DOJ and SEC

Tyco International Ltd. agreed on Monday to pay criminal and civil penalties totaling more than $26 million to resolve Foreign Corrupt Practices Act violations.

The Switzerland-based maker of fire security products paid more than $13.6 million in criminal penalties to the DOJ, and $13 million in civil penalties to the SEC.… Continue Reading

African NGO Asks For Distribution Of FCPA Recoveries

A prominent NGO in Nigeria recently asked the SEC’s Enforcement Division to establish a process enabling foreign government entities victimized by FCPA violations, on a case-by-case basis, to apply for some or all of the civil penalties and disgorgement proceeds companies agree to pay to settle SEC investigations.… Continue Reading

Enforcement At The Century’s Dawn

In Tuesday’s post, we looked at corporate FCPA enforcement since 2006. Today we’re going back further.

The years 2000 through 2005 are already ancient FCPA history. There were just fifteen cases and all but two penalties were under $5 million.… Continue Reading

Insuring Against Disgorgement

When companies disgorge profits to the SEC in FCPA settlements, can they claim reimbursement under their directors and officers liability insurance policies?

We’re not aware of coverage litigation in FCPA-related disgorgement cases.… Continue Reading

Where Is Your Family, Sir?

In March this year, in a federal courtroom in Houston, Jeffrey Tesler, 62, stood before Judge Keith P. Ellison, left, and pleaded guilty to conspiracy to violate the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and a substantive FCPA count.… Continue Reading