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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

Cannabis-Related Due Diligence: What are the red flags for corruption?

As long as U.S. federal law enforcement priorities remain the same, licensed cannabis operators are unlikely to be prosecuted if they are completely compliant with state laws. However, if the DOJ or state regulators discover that a license was acquired through corrupt means, the license will not provide any protection.… Continue Reading

Cisco probes Russia bribe allegations

Cisco Systems Inc. is investigating whether some of its activities in Russia, Eastern Europe and Central Asia may have violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.

The networking equipment manufacturer announced the internal probe in a public filing in late February.… Continue Reading

New TI report: how bribes work, how to stop them

Transparency International’s UK chapter released a new handbook Wednesday for creating or enhancing an anti-bribery compliance program.

The handbook targets businesses subject to the UK Bribery Act and U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, and helps them anticipate, avoid and resist bribery.… Continue Reading