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Harry Cassin
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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

We Now Give Thanks

I am thankful for my family and friends and for the many opportunities I have received in the USA. I am also thankful for my extended family at Transparency International who are passionately engaged in the fight
against corruption.… Continue Reading

OECD should protect against multi-country enforcement

Claiming international anti-corruption related fines, losses and profits will increasingly become a live issue as countries seek to enforce their own domestic and international anti-corruption laws.

Historically, the USA’s anti-corruption agencies have been able to extract large fines and disgorgements from perpetrators with fairly remote U.S.-connections… Continue Reading

A scholar comes to our rescue

Dear FCPA Blog,
 
I am an Assistant Professor of Political Science at York University in Toronto, Canada. I follow the FCPA Blog, as I have been researching in the areas of transnational crime and corruption, and especially transnational bribery, for quite some time.… Continue Reading

Brazil anti-corruption bill moves forward, sort of

A key vote has occurred in the Brazilian legislature on its anti-corruption bill, the Clean Company Act. And anti-corruption advocates may deem it only a partial success.

Recall that though Brazil was among the original 1997 signatories to the OECD Convention on Combating Bribery, its eventual statute imposed liability only on natural persons and not on companies.… Continue Reading