US Lawyer Publishes Book – Bribery Abroad: Lessons from the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act

SINGAPORE–LAWFUEL – The Law Newswire – April 18, 2008 – American lawyer Richard L. Cassin, founder of the popular online FCPA Blog, has published the first book about the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) that’s written in an informal and conversational style.

“There’s world-wide interest in the FCPA,” Cassin said, “and this book makes information about it accessible to anyone.”

The FCPA is the primary United States law against international public corruption. Because of its long reach, stiff penalties and recently stepped-up enforcement, it’s now one of the best-known and most feared white-collar criminal laws in the world.

Bribery Abroad has 35 easy-to-read chapters and an extensive topical index. It explains in non-technical language how companies and individuals can comply with the FCPA, and what to do if a violation happens. Topics also include legal defenses, noteworthy prosecutions, and recent developments in the global battle against public corruption.

Cassin has over 25 years experience dealing with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. He’s the founder of Cassin Law LLC, a law firm that helps American and other companies comply with United States laws.

“In my law practice, I encounter real people dealing with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act in the real world,” Cassin said. “It’s not easy for them. That has shaped my view of the FCPA. And that’s what the book is about.”

Bribery Abroad is now available as a quality paperback or download at and

About Richard L. Cassin

Richard L. Cassin is an American lawyer and founder of the law firm Cassin Law LLC. He writes the online FCPA Blog, and his articles about law,business and corruption have appeared in the Wall Street Journal (Asia), Financial Times, Legal Times, Los Angeles Daily Journal, Business Times(Singapore), Oil and Gas Journal and Management World Magazine, among
others. From 1994 until 1998 he taught law part time at the National University of Singapore. He received his law degree from Boston College Law School, where he served as an editor of the Boston College Law Review. He’s a member of the bars in the District of Columbia, Virginia and Florida.

About Cassin Law LLC

Cassin Law LLC ( is an international law firm. It provides cost-effective and high-quality legal services to businesses of all sizes, from entrepreneurs to Fortune 500 companies.

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