Covidien’s chief Asia-Pacific compliance counsel Jessie Yap recently said most healthcare firms in Asia sponsor doctors to attend conferences, a practice Yap said influences purchasing decisions “significantly.”
Entries in China Compliance Digest (53)
Last week, authorities made initial strikes in what some are calling an “enforcement storm” against illegal bond trading.
An investigation spanning more than two years culminated last week in official corruption charges against former railways minister Liu Zhijun (pictured).
State mouthpiece People’s Daily recently announced a marked decline in government officials’ wanderlust following the installation of GPS devices in their vehicles.
China’s counterfeit-medicine rings have reportedly grown into full-fledged underworld networks, with the help of medical professionals and new technology.
With the leadership transition safely behind them, Xi Jinping and his anti-corruption czar Wang Qishan (pictured) are about to launch a “carefully planned and proactive” assault on financial-sector corruption, according to online portal DWNews.
As China reels under a cascade of stunning property-related corruption scandals, several local governments are placing restrictions on the availability of housing ownership information.
Of the 30,315 officials punished in China for corruption last year, 95 percent were found to have had mistresses, according to a recent study out of Renmin University's Crisis Management Research Center.
Authorities in Guangdong Province are responding with special seriousness to industry-wide anti-corruption regulations issued by the Ministry of Health (MOH) in July 2012.
According to news portal Caixin Net, 16 officials who lost their jobs after being blamed for high-profile corruption scandals have popped up again in different government positions.