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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

Balanced enforcement deters bribery

Enforcement is a greater deterrent, in my opinion, if directed at both corporations and individuals.

Here’s why.

While corporations are legal persons, they are typically incorporeal. They rely on natural persons (employees, agents or officers) to act on their behalf.… Continue Reading

From France, the enforcement news isn’t all bad

Antique engraving of Palais de Justice, Paris, France. Published in Systematische Bilder-Gallerie, Karlsruhe und Freiburg (1839). Courtesy of iStockThe extra-territorial reach of the FCPA and its impact are perhaps no better evidenced than by the colossal fines paid by Siemens in 2008.… Continue Reading

Domestic Anti-Bribery Enforcement

The FCPA gets all the attention around here. But how much domestic anti-bribery enforcement is there? And how does it compare with FCPA enforcement levels?

Under the FCPA, about a dozen individuals face criminal prosecutions each year (not counting the twenty-two Africa sting defendants who shouldn’t have been indicted in the first place).… Continue Reading