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Editors

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

The rule of law saved Kilgore

During the Memorial Day weekend we were in Kilgore, Texas. It sits 3,600 feet above the East Texas oil field, an awesome natural resource discovered in 1930 and, 6 billion barrels later, is still producing crude.… Continue Reading

For Memorial Day, a Veterans Communion

Softly, we who survived trod home soil so firm and safe beneath our feet and slowly lift our eyes to gaze in Heaven above . . . For we have given our all, our youthful vitality and man’s strength to preserve the freedoms and sanctity of our nation.… Continue Reading

Ethical values and Lance Armstrong: What do you tell your kids?

The Wall Street Journal Test. That is the phrase I use when training corporate employees on compliance and ethics. I ask folks to think about how their company’s reputation would be affected if a person’s action, deed or conduct, which they engaged in for their employer, was on the front page of the Wall Street Journal (WSJ).… Continue Reading

Bloggers (no kidding) lead the FCPA conversation

The blogs spoke loudly in an article by Leslie Wayne in the New York Times that recently highlighted FCPA enforcement against foreign companies.

Taking  a page from our top ten list, Wayne said:

The companies that have reached the biggest settlements under the law, known as the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, include Siemens, the German engineering giant; Daimler, the maker of Mercedes-Benz vehicles; Alcatel-Lucent, the French telecommunications company; and the JGC Corporation, a Japanese consulting company.

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