Mead Johnson Nutrition Co. agreed to pay $12.03 million Tuesday to settle civil charges that it violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
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Pete from DC, a compliance professional who's always been a good friend of the FCPA Blog, sent this comment to our post about Indonesia's cash-based economy. The post said in the country of 240 million people, a large majority don't have bank accounts, and even some big businesses rely entirely on cash.
When it comes to global bribery laws and FCPA compliance, travel and entertainment expenses and the reimbursement process are enormously meaningful in many ways. So how can you make sure that your risk, compliance, and audit departments are properly tracking these processes and effectively mitigating risk?
The Securities and Exchange Commission on Tuesday released its final administrative order against Dutch electronics firm Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.V. reflecting an out-of-court settlement of FCPA-related allegations.
In what is thought to be the first FCPA-related enforcement action ever taken against a China-based company, the SEC entered into a joint settlement yesterday with Keyuan Petrochemicals Inc. and its former CFO, Aichun Li, over alleged violations of the books and records and internal controls provisions of the FCPA, and anti-fraud and reporting provisions of other federal securities laws.
A status conference in U.S. v. Weissman before Judge Barbara S. Jones in New York City has been scheduled for January 3.
A federal judge Thursday angrily rejected a proposed 2011 settlement between the SEC and IBM, saying the company should be required to report all accounting violations and not just FCPA anti-bribery problems.
The Securities and Exchange Commission said Monday it has resolved an FCPA enforcement action against Germany-based insurance and asset management company Allianz SE.
Chinese companies that listed securities on U.S. stock exchanges have been hit hard by shareholder actions.
Industrial supplier W.W. Grainger, Inc. said last week the DOJ won't prosecute the company for giving pre-paid gift cards to some customers in China.