Professor Andy Spalding teaches and writes in the area of international anti-corruption law. He is Senior Editor of the FCPA Blog and an instructor at the U.N.-sponsored International Anti-Corruption Academy in Vienna, Austria. His scholarship has appeared in the UCLA Law Review, Washington University Law Review, and many other academic venues, and has been covered by the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Economist, Atlantic, Forbes, and National Public Radio. From 2009-2010, Professor Spalding was a Fulbright Senior Research Scholar in Mumbai, India, traveling across India and into Bangladesh, Kazakhstan, Thailand, Turkey, and the United Arab Emirates to conduct research and lecture at law and business schools. He has also taught intensive short courses on international business transactions and other legal topics to practicing lawyers in Beijing, China through the Beijing Lawyers Association. Professor Spalding has a Ph.D. in Political Science and has served as a lecturer, panelist, or invited keynote speaker at over two dozen conferences and meetings on international business and anti-corruption law topics.
Professor Spalding is the lead author in the Olympic Anti-Corruption Report: Brazil and the Rio 2016 Games. Click here to see the chapters, videos, contributions to Transparency International's Global Corruption Report: Sport, blog posts, and more.
"Freedom from Corruption: the New Human Right?" Michigan State University Junior Faculty Workshop, November 2012
"Corruption as a Rights Violation: Implications for Commercial Anti-Bribery Laws," American Society of International Law Annual Research Forum, Athens, GA, October 2012
"Your Company has been Accused of Violating the FCPA: Now What?" Moderator (panelists include former U.S. Attorney General and Chief Judge for the Southern District of New York Michael Mukasey), Dow Jones Compliance Symposium, March 2012
"Corporate Corruption and International Law," invited keynote speaker, Northwestern Law School International Law Workshop, January 2012
"Anti-Bribery Law, Foreign Policy, and Foreign Direct Investment," invited keynote speaker, RAND Corp. Center for Corporate Ethics Symposium, January 2012
"Four Unchartered Corners of Anti-Corruption Law," Panelist, Wisconsin Law Review Symposium on the Changing Role of In-House and General Counsels, November 2011
"Corruption in South Asia: the Role of Law and Legal Institutions," Panel Chair, University of Wisconsin, Madison South Asia Legal Studies Pre-Conference, October 2011
"The Irony of International Business Law," Panelist, Midwest Corporate Legal Scholars Conference, Moritz College of Law, the Ohio State University, June 2011
"International Business, Economic Development, and Corruption," Panel Chair, Law & Society Annual Conference, June 2011
"Progressivism in U.S. International Business Law," invited keynote speaker, University of Cincinnati College of Law, October 2010
"The Irony of International Business Law," invited keynote speaker, University of Dayton School of Law, October 2010
"The Impact of Anti-Bribery Laws in Developing Countries," Panelist, Fordham Law School International Law Weekend, October 2010
"Comparing U.S. and Chinese International Business Law," invited keynote speaker, Moritz College of Law, the Ohio State University, October 2010
"Legal Measures Against Corruption in Global Perspective: Principles, Politics, Prospects," Panelist, University of Windsor Faculty of Law, Ontario, Canada, October 2010
"The Role of Business Ethics and Integrity in Preventing Corruption," Panelist, Transparency International and the American Chamber of Commerce in India, Delhi, September 2010
"Economic Development and Anti-Corruption Laws: the Challenge of India," Panelist, Law & Society Annual Conference, May 2010
"Middle-Eastern Oil and Anti-Corruption Laws," invited keynote speaker, U.A.E. University, Al Ain, May 2010
"The Role of Anti-Bribery Law in Alleviating Poverty," series of lectures delivered at the ASA University Department of Law, Dhaka, Bangladesh, April 2010
"Corruption, the Rule of Law, and the Economic and Political Development of Central Asia," series of lectures delivered at the Kazakhstan Institute of Management, Economics, and Strategic Research School of Law, Almaty, Kazakhstan, April 2010
"A Comparative Perspective on Economic Development and Anti-Corruption Laws," invited keynote speaker, Istanbul University Faculty of Law, Turkey, April 2010
"The Future of Corporate Governance in India," invited keynote speaker, NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad, India, March 2010
"At an Historic Crossroads: India and the FCPA," invited keynote speaker, Antifraud Conference, Mumbai, India, March 2010
"The FCPA in India: a Perfect Storm," invited keynote speaker, Fraud, Forensics, and Corruption Symposium, Pune, India, December 2009
"A Comparative Approach to the Study of Corruption in International Business," invited keynote speaker, the Sasin Graduate Institute of Business Administration, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand, December 2009
"Unwitting Sanctions: Understanding Anti-Bribery Legislation as Economic Sanctions Against Emerging Markets," invited keynote speaker, George Washington University Law School, November 2009
"The FCPA and U.S. Foreign Policy," invited keynote speaker, Raytheon Int'l Inc., Nov. 2009
"Examining the Impact of Corruption Prohibitions on Foreign Direct Investment in Emerging Markets," invited speaker, the World Bank Integrity Vice-Presidency, Nov. 2009
"Indian Social and Economic Development: the Problem of Corruption," invited keynote speaker, School of Social Sciences and International Studies, Pondicherry, India, November 2009
"Enforcement Procedures of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission," invited keynote speaker, University of Mumbai Government Law College, India, November 2007
"The Role of the Judiciary in the Rule of Law: Two Paradigms from the U.S. Experience," invited keynote speaker, University of Cape Town, South Africa, October 2005
"Comments on the ABA Report on the 21st Century Judiciary," Panelist, The ABA Colloquium on the 21st Century Judiciary, Raleigh, North Carolina, March 2003
Olympic Anti-Corruption Report: Rio and the 2016 Summer Games, (forthcoming 2016) (with the University of Richmond School of Law Anti-Corruption Research Team).
Deconstructing Duty-Free: Investor-State Arbitration as Private Anti-Bribery Enforcement, 49 U.C. Davis L. Rev. 443 (2015).
From the 2014 World Cup to the 2016 Olympics: Brazil’s Role in the Global Anti-Corruption Movement, 21 Sw. J. Int’l L. 71, (2014) (with the University of Richmond School of Law Anti-Corruption Research Team).
Restorative Justice for Multinational Corporations, 76 Ohio St. L.J. 357 (2015).
Freedom from Official Corruption as a Human Right, Brookings Institution White Paper; co-authored with Matthew Murray, U.S. Department of Commerce (2015).
Corruption, Corporations, and the New Human Right, 91 Wash. U. L. Rev 1365 (2014).
The Problem of Deterring Extraterritorial Crime, 17 Chap. L. Rev. 355 (2014).
Four Uncharted Corners of Anti-Corruption Law: in Search of Remedies to the Sanctioning Effect, 2012 Wis. L. Rev. 661 (2012), solicited symposium piece.
The Russian Federation Joins the OECD Convention Against Bribery, ASIL Insights, June 2012, Vol. 16, No. 19.
The Irony of International Business Law: U.S. Progressivism and China's New Laissez Faire, 59 UCLA L. Rev. 354 (2011).
Unwitting Sanctions: Understanding Anti-Bribery Legislation as Economic Sanctions Against Emerging Markets, 62 Fla. L. Rev. 351 (2010).
Bribery’s Victims, in Corruption, Business Law, and Business Ethics (University of Chicago Press forthcoming 2015).
Rio 2016 and the Birth of Brazilian Transparency, in Corruption and International Sport (Transparency International ed., 2016) (with the University of Richmond School of Law Anti-Corruption Research Team).
What we know about FIFA president Sepp Blatter (USA Today)
Wed., May. 27, 2015
Massive forfeiture opened by U.S. government for claims (Pub Memo)
Tue., May. 19, 2015
US Companies Falling Behind as Africa Surges (ABC News, MSN News)
Wed., Aug. 6, 2014
Foreign Corrupt Practices Act