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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

Do FOIA requests put journalists at risk?

Murdered Slovak journalist Jan Kuciak (credit Aktuality.sk)A 27-year-old Slovak reporter and his fiancée were murdered in their home in late February. It looked like a professional hit.

The journalist, Jan Kuciak, was working on an investigation for the Slovak news portal Aktuality.sk,… Continue Reading

Sillaman and Bernardi: Italy steps up whistleblowing regulation

Since 2001, private Italian companies have been encouraged — through legislative initiatives — to adopt and implement robust compliance programs. Legislative Decree No. 231 of June 8, 2001 (commonly referred to as “Law 231”) allows private companies that chose to adopt specific compliance programs and mechanisms to avoid corporate liability where certain offenses are committed in the interest of the corporation by its directors or employees. … Continue Reading

World Bank debars AC Boilers SpA after Egypt bids

The World Bank Group Tuesday debarred AC Boilers SpA and two affiliates for nine months for violating integrity guidelines during bids in Egypt.

An investigation by the World Bank Integrity Vice Presidency revealed that AC Boilers “recklessly failed to disclose” the identities and payment amounts of two local agents when bidding for a World Bank-financed contract under Egypt’s El Tebbin Power Project.… Continue Reading

UK courts: Italian prosecutor follows the money from a strange oil deal

In December, the public prosecutor of Milan (Italy) laid some fairly explosive evidence before the UK’s Southwark Crown Court in connection with an ongoing Nigerian corruption investigation. If the evidence can be substantiated, it may have widespread political and international ramifications for those involved in a remarkably long running and murky saga.… Continue Reading