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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

Bill Steinman: Can you trust your offset advisor?

Satisfying offset obligations is hard. Readers will recall that offsets are financial obligations imposed on defense contractors by foreign government customers as a condition to defense procurements.  

For every dollar of financial benefit the defense contractor creates in the country in question, it is given credit towards satisfying its obligation. Continue Reading

Resource Alert: Managing compliance risks in defense offsets

According to the Bureau of Industry and Security, U.S. defense firms incurred more than $30 billion in offset obligations over the last ten years. 

Defense contractors face numerous risks in their efforts to satisfy offset obligations, from working with third party offset advisors to engaging subcontractors mandated by government customers. Continue Reading