Editors

Harry Cassin
Publisher and Editor

Andy Spalding
Senior Editor

Jessica Tillipman
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

Bill Steinman
Contributing Editor

Andy Spalding on 8-year FIFA ban for Blatter and Platini

The FIFA ethics committee has imposed eight-year suspensions on both the current and once-likely future presidents of FIFA. This effectively topples FIFA’s once-entrenched ruling hierarchy, and marks the most important achievements to date of the U.S.-led corruption investigation.… Continue Reading

FIFA turmoil and the continued fall out

Last week FIFA announced that it had considered the investigation into allegations of corruption into the awarding of the 2018 World Cup tournament to Russia and the 2022 World Cup tournament to Qatar and found “any improper behaviour in the bidding process for the tournament was ‘of very limited scope.’”

This conclusion was made by a FIFA appointed former judge, Hans-Joachim Eckert, who is chairman of the adjudicatory chamber of FIFA’s ethics committee, as reported in the Financial Times by Robert Blitzin.… Continue Reading