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Editors

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

ICE Appeals ‘Victim’ Ruling

The Costa Rican state-owned utility that lost a bid earlier this month to become the first ‘victim’ compensated under federal law in an FCPA case has appealed the lower court’s decision.… Continue Reading

Costa Rican ‘Victim’ Objects To Alcatel-Lucent Settlement

[Editor’s note:This post exceeds our normal word count. But because the issues raised are new in an FCPA case, we wanted the first impression to be accurate and complete.]

A state-owned company that awarded Alcatel-Lucent more than $300 million in bribe-tainted contracts has asked a federal court in Florida to block Alcatel’s FCPA settlement with the U.S.… Continue Reading

Ex Head of State Jailed For Alcatel Bribes

Miguel Angel Rodriguez, ex-president of Costa Rica, was sentenced to five years in prison for briberyThe former president of Costa Rica who took bribes from French telecoms company Alcatel was sentenced to five years in prison this week.… Continue Reading

The Fugitive Report 2010

Frerik Pluimers, the only FCPA fugitive with his own wanted poster.About a year ago, we compiled our original list of fugitives — people facing FCPA-related criminal charges but still at large.… Continue Reading

The FCPA’s Most Wanted

People charged with a Foreign Corrupt Practices Act-related offense either cop a plea or fight the case in court. Except for those who choose the third option. They run. If they’re living outside the U.S.… Continue Reading

French Citizen Jailed For FCPA Offenses

Former Alcatel executive Christian Sapsizian, 62, has been sentenced to 30 months in prison, three years of supervised release, and forfeiture of $261,500 for bribing employees of the state-owned telecommunications authority in Costa Rica.… Continue Reading