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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

‘Foreign official’ arguments in appeals court

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit will hear oral arguments Friday from two defendants convicted in the Haiti telco case. They’re challenging the DOJ’s interpretation of ‘foreign official’ under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.… Continue Reading

Judge mulls wider ban on prosecution of bribe takers

A judge in California may decide whether federal law reflected by the FCPA prevents charging foreign officials with money laundering in connection with bribes they took.

Judge George H. Wu, left, told the Justice Department that circumventing the FCPA’s ban on prosecuting foreign officials by using other charges may be wrong.… Continue Reading

Enforcement Report For Q2 ’12

There was just one corporate enforcement action during the second quarter of the year. During the same period last year, there were five, and two in 2010.

But the Morgan Stanley declination made big news during the second quarter.… Continue Reading

Judge Cuts Antoine’s Sentence

Sam Rubenfeld of the Wall Street Journal reported this week that a defendant in the Haiti telco prosecution had his sentence reduced because of his help to prosecutors.

Robert Antoine, the former international affairs director of Haiti’s state-owned telecommunications company, originally received four years in prison after he pleaded guilty to money laundering.… Continue Reading

Duperval Jailed For Nine Years

Jean Rene Duperval, a Haitian official at the center of the DOJ’s sprawling Haiti Telco prosecution, was sentenced Monday to nine years in prison for money laundering.

Duperval, 45, was a director of international relations for state-owned Telecommunications D’Haiti S.A.M.… Continue Reading