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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

Hoskins wins acquittal on FCPA counts

A federal judge Wednesday partially acquitted the former Alstom S.A. executive convicted by a federal jury in November of bribing officials in Indonesia, ruling that prosecutors had failed to prove he violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act by acting as an agent of Alstom’s Connecticut subsidiary.… Continue Reading

Ryan Rohlfsen: How much will US v. Hoskins impact FCPA coverage?

On August 24, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit ruled that a non-resident foreign national cannot be held criminally liable for aiding or abetting or conspiring to violate the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, unless the government can show that he acted as an agent of a “domestic concern” or while physically present in the United States.… Continue Reading

Marubeni will pay $88 million to resolve second FCPA action

Head office of Marubeni in Chiyoda-Ku, Tokyo, Japan (courtesy of Wikipedia)Japan’s Marubeni Corporation pleaded guilty Wednesday to eight FCPA charges, admitting it bribed Indonesian officials to win an electricity contract for itself and a partner, Alstom SA.… Continue Reading

2012 Enforcement Index

Twelve companies settled FCPA enforcement actions in 2012 by paying a total of $259.4 million.

Five were pharmas or medical device makers — Biomet, Eli Lilly, Orthofix, Pfizer, and Smith & Nephew.… Continue Reading

Resource Alert: ‘Recent Trends And Patterns’

Shearman & Sterling has just released the latest edition of its bi-annual ‘Recent Trends and Patterns in the Enforcement of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.’

If you’ve read earlier versions, you know it’s packed with useful data and insightful analysis.… Continue Reading

Stanley Jailed For 30 Months

The biggest FCPA enforcement action in history came to a close today with the sentencing of the mastermind behind the $182 million bribery scheme.

Albert ‘Jack’ Stanley, left, was ordered by Judge Keith B.… Continue Reading