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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

Global Contagion Report: SNC-Lavalin

Country: Bangladesh

Company Involved: SNC-Lavalin

Industry: Industrials

Industry Subsector: Heavy Construction

Officials Involved: Riaz Ahmed Jaber, former executive engineer of the Roads and Highways Department; Mosharraf Hossain Bhuiyan, former secretary to the Bridges Division; Kazi Mohammad Ferdous, superintendent engineer of Bangladesh Bridges Authority

Enforcement Action: Investigation

Summary: Riaz Ahmed Jaber, Mosharraf Hossain Bhuiyan and Kazi Mohammad Ferdous are being investigated in connection with a corruption scandal concerning the Padma Bridge project.… Continue Reading

Global Contagion Report: SNC-Lavalin

Country: Algeria

Company Involved: SNC-Lavalin

Industry: Industrials

Industry Subsector: Heavy Construction

Official Involved: Chakib Khelil, former energy minister

Enforcement Action: Investigation

Summary: The probe into SNC-Lavalin’s activities around the world has reached Algeria.… Continue Reading

Canada company charged for Africa bribes

A Canadian oil and gas company that self reported illegal payments to officials in Africa has been charged under Canada’s Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act.

Calgary-based Griffiths Energy International Inc.… Continue Reading

SNC-Lavalin Execs Charged In Canada

Two executives from Montreal-based engineering firm SNC-Lavalin Group Inc were charged in a Toronto court Monday for bribing officials in Bangladesh. 

Canada’s Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act makes it an offense to directly or indirectly give or offer a loan, reward, advantage, or benefit of any kind to a foreign public official ‘in order to obtain or retain an advantage in the course of business.’… Continue Reading