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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

Enforcement is back (if it ever left)

Acting Assistant Attorney General Mythili Raman of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division Did someone say FCPA enforcement had slowed down? Look again.

Already this month there have been settled enforcement actions involving Philips, Parker Drilling, and Ariel Sharef of Siemens, new charges unsealed against four former BizJet execs with two guilty pleas, and two Alstom execs with one guilty plea, and obstruction charges in a grand jury FCPA investigation.… Continue Reading

Ex In-House Lawyer Re-indicted

The former associate general counsel of GlaxoSmithKline who won dismissal without prejudice of an obstruction and false statement indictment last month has been re-indicted.

The DOJ again charged Lauren Stevens with four counts of making false statements, one count of obstruction of justice, and one count of falsifying and concealing documents related to Glaxo’s promotion of the anti-depressant drug for weight loss, which hadn’t been approved by the Food and Drug Administration.… Continue Reading

For Company Counsel, Even More Complications

Two recent cases have focused attention on the hard choices faced by company counsel involved in criminal investigations and prosecutions.

The cases didn’t involve the FCPA. But they hold lessons for lawyers and executives dealing with FCPA compliance and enforcement.… Continue Reading

Advocacy Or Obstruction

After Hong “Rose” Carson allegedly flushed some documents down a toilet during her employer’s internal investigation of potential FCPA offenses, the DOJ charged her with obstructing an investigation within the jurisdiction of a federal agency.… Continue Reading