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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

World Bank follows DOJ by evaluating corporate compliance programs

The World Bank’s enforcement arm, the Integrity Vice Presidency (INT), signaled this month they are mirroring initiatives first put forth by U.S. law enforcement. Specifically, INT indicated that they are investing significant resources into formally evaluating companies’ compliance programs during an investigation.… Continue Reading

Practice note: How does the World Bank impose sanctions? (Part One)

Image courtesy of the World Bank GroupSince 2001, the World Bank has sanctioned more than 400 firms and individuals. Let’s look at how that happens.

When there’s a complaint against a firm or individual involved in a World Bank-funded project, the Bank’s Integrity Vice Presidency (INT) investigates the allegations.… Continue Reading

World Bank combats corruption — but questions linger about process

As the financier of development projects around the globe, the World Bank has been a leader in the effort to eradicate poverty through lending.

It also has caused concern with the American defense bar i about corruption investigations that aren’t required to follow any nation’s rules of criminal procedure or recognize the American concept of due process.… Continue Reading