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Harry Cassin
Publisher and Editor

Andy Spalding
Senior Editor

Jessica Tillipman
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
Contributing Editor

Does innovative enforcement help or hurt anti-corruption efforts?

At Global Integrity, we’re taking a close look at huge corruption scandals in three countries and the law enforcement practices used against the high-level graft. We want to know whether innovation diminishes the effectiveness of anti-corruption efforts in the three countries — or instead is helping redefine the local definition of effectiveness.Continue Reading

China’s number one export: Graft?

Chinese President Xi Jinping and his Sri Lankan counterpart Mahinda Rajapaksa witness the signing of the Colombo Port City Project in September 2014 (Image courtesy of CCC)Sri Lanka this month became the latest of at least five countries to shut down huge China-backed infrastructure and telecoms projects tainted by allegations of corruption.… Continue Reading

Layne Christensen pays $5.1 million in SEC settlement

Layne Christensen Company, a Texas-based water management, construction, and drilling firm, paid just over $5 million Monday to resolve FCPA charges brought by the SEC for bribes in a half dozen Africa countries to reduce taxes and speed up customs inspections and work permits.… Continue Reading

Now it‘s Tanzania: More Africa graft trouble for China biz

China President Xi Jinping and Tanzania President Jakaya Mrishro inDar es Salaam in March 2013The former head of the Tanzania Ports Authority and his deputy were charged Monday with fraudulently awarding a bloated contract worth more than $523 million to a Chinese company to help expand a city’s main port.… Continue Reading

Report: NYSE mining company paid $400,000 to Tanzania officials

African Barrick Gold, Tanzania’s largest gold producer, paid more than $400,000 in cash to government officials and consultants there responsible for valuing mining land.

African Barrick is a subsidiary of Canada’s Barrick Gold Corporation, a public company that trades on the New York Stock Exchange.… Continue Reading