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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

Using captive insurance alternatives to protect companies and their directors and officers for FCPA-related exposure

Increased regulatory enforcement exposure continues to present directors and officers (D&O) insurance challenges for corporate policyholders. Policies that cover the costly expenses incurred in connection with regulatory investigations, liability payments, and resulting securities litigation are becoming increasingly more difficult and expensive to obtain.… Continue Reading

The 2020 FCPA Enforcement Index

In 2020, the DOJ and SEC brought FCPA enforcement actions against 12 companies and imposed financial penalties totaling a record $6.4 billion. For a comparison, in 2019, 14 companies paid a (then) record $2.9 billion to resolve FCPA cases.… Continue Reading

Why companies are ‘undervaluing’ their FCPA exposure

I recently conducted a virtual training session, during which I displayed a slide showing the top ten FCPA fines and penalties in history. A curious attendee asked whether my figures represent the DOJ and SEC’s gross penalties or the amounts that companies were actually obliged to pay to the U.S.Continue Reading