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Entries in China (788)

Friday
Feb172017

China scientist stole Kansas GMO rice

A federal jury Thursday convicted a Chinese scientist of conspiring to steal rice seeds from a Kansas biopharmaceutical research facility.

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Tuesday
Jan242017

Compliance Alert: China imposes ‘two invoice’ limit on pharma distribution

China announced a new policy this month that aims to reduce corruption and control the price of pharmaceuticals by effectively requiring there to be at most one distributor between the pharmaceutical manufacturer and the end hospital.

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Thursday
Jan192017

Las Vegas Sands pays $7 million to resolve FCPA criminal probe

Las Vegas Sands Corp. agreed Thursday to pay a criminal fine of nearly $7 million for Foreign Corrupt Practices Act offenses in China and Macau.

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Monday
Jan162017

Rolls-Royce agrees to pay $809 million to settle bribery allegations

Rolls-Royce PLC said Monday it has reached agreements in principle with prosecutors in the UK, the United States, and Brazil to settle bribery allegations and will pay about $809 million for the global resolution.

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Thursday
Dec292016

General Cable pays $75 million for FCPA settlement

General Cable Corporation will pay the DOJ and SEC $75.75 million to resolve FCPA violations in Angola, Bangladesh, China, Egypt, Indonesia, and Thailand.

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Wednesday
Dec142016

Former Guinea mining minister charged in U.S. with laundering bribe money

Mahmoud Thiam via YouTubeThe former Minister of Mines and Geology of the West African country of Guinea was arrested in New York and charged Tuesday with laundering $8.5 million in bribes he allegedly took from a Chinese conglomerate in exchange for mining rights.

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Thursday
Nov172016

JPMorgan pays $264 million to resolve ‘Sons & Daughters Program’ FCPA offenses

JPMorgan Chase and a Hong Kong subsidiary agreed Thursday to pay $264.4 million to the DOJ, SEC, and Federal Reserve to resolve FCPA offenses for awarding prestigious jobs to relatives and friends of Chinese government officials to win banking deals.

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Monday
Nov142016

Russell Stamets: India Cancels Corruption

Like the miasma of foul air and failed policies that choked New Delhi and closed schools last week, the Indian government’s sudden declaration that more than 80 percent of its circulating currency is invalid left many across the country stung and choked. 

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Tuesday
Nov082016

China bank muzzles New York compliance chief, pays $215 million penalty

The Agricultural Bank of China was penalized $215 million Friday after it "silenced and severely curtailed the independence" of its New York branch's chief compliance officer who tried to expose and stop suspicious transactions at the bank.

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Wednesday
Nov022016

NYT Report: GSK ignored whistleblower who reported China fraud and bribery

A report by David Barboza of the New York Times details how an apparently highly-placed whistleblower in GlaxoSmithKline's China operation sent the head office in London a series of long, well-written memos about illegal sales practices that directors, executives, and auditors chose to ignore.

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Tuesday
Oct042016

Compliance Alert: Finding and dealing with ‘Red Hats’ in China

The old Chinese saying “money and power always come together” acknowledges the prevalence of using political power to gain business advantage in China. In ancient China, governmental officials opened their own businesses, which earned them the title “Red Hat Businessmen” alluding to the official hat under the Qing Dynasty of China.   

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Friday
Sep302016

GSK pays SEC $20 million to settle China FCPA violations

The Securities and Exchange Commission said Friday UK-based pharma GlaxoSmithKline plc will pay a $20 million civil penalty to settle charges that it violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act when China-based subsidiaries spent millions of dollars on pay-to-prescribe schemes for several years to pump up sales.

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