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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

FCPA enforcement report for Q2 2017

During the second calendar quarter, the DOJ reduced Odebrecht’s criminal penalties for FCPA violations, and a former Och-Ziff middleman was sentenced to prison.

The SEC resolved civil actions with two individuals.… Continue Reading

Roberto P. Bauzá: A judge brings honor to Brazil

Author Roberto P. BauzáThis week I had the pleasure and privilege of attending a public speech given by Judge Sergio Moro in Buenos Aires before an audience of local attorneys, businessmen, members of the judiciary and government officials.Continue Reading

Andy Spalding: Brazil’s New Enforcement Leadership

At a time when U.S. leadership in the world is no longer a surety, we should be comforted to find another western hemisphere country proudly taking the lead.

The United States may well have written the first chapter in global anti-corruption enforcement. … Continue Reading

Brazil Car Wash judge killed in plane crash

The Brazilian judge overseeing the politically explosive investigation into a massive bribe and kickback scandal at the state energy company died Thursday in a plane crash. 

Supreme Court Justice Teori Zavascki was killed when a light plane he was travelling in crashed into the water near Paraty in Rio de Janeiro state. … Continue Reading

Braskem enters talks with feds to resolve FCPA allegations

Brazil petrochemical giant Braskem SA said Monday it has started discussions with the DOJ and SEC that could “lead to formal settlement negotiations and the resolution” of allegations that it paid bribes in exchange for supply contracts from state oil company Petrobras. … Continue Reading