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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

Report: ZTE removes compliance chief after admitting lies to U.S. authorities

ZTE replaced its chief compliance officer after it admitted to the U.S. government in March that it made false statements about meeting the requirements of a settlement agreement.

The South China Morning Post said Wednesday that ZTE removed Cheng Gang, a senior vice-president, from his roles as chief compliance officer and chief legal officer, “according to an internal human resources notice dated March 8.”… Continue Reading

Does the U.S. play politics with the FCPA?

The arrest of Hong Kong’s former home secretary, Patrick Ho, and a co-defendant for allegedly bribing Africa officials on behalf of a Chinese energy company, has triggered accusations that America uses FCPA enforcement to promote a political agenda.… Continue Reading

Former Hong Kong official pleads not guilty, denied bail

The former Hong Kong home secretary indicted for allegedly bribing Africa officials on behalf of a Chinese energy company pleaded not guilty Monday.

Patrick Ho, 68, was charged in November with conspiring to violate the FCPA, violating the FCPA, conspiring to commit international money laundering, and committing international money laundering.… Continue Reading

China strike teams find sleaze . . . everywhere

Four months ago, China’s anti-corruption czar Wang Qishan sent ten team across the country on surprise inspections. They uncovered graft nearly everywhere they went.

They found corruption in Chongqing, Inner Mongolia, Jiangxi, Hubei and Guizhou.… Continue Reading

China graft joins the mile high club

Image courtesy of WikipediaAnother high-flying China official has been indicted for taking bribes.

Tian Xueren, the former deputy governor of Jilin Province, is accused of taking about $3 million on 85 occasions between 1995 and 2011.… Continue Reading