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Entries in China (782)

Thursday
Jun162016

DOJ: Biomet breached DPA

The DOJ said in a court filing this month that Biomet breached a 2012 deferred prosecution agreement "based on conduct in Brazil and Mexico."

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Wednesday
Jun082016

Here's what a Pilot Program declination letter looks like

After Nortek and Akamai resolved FCPA enforcement actions with the SEC Tuesday with non-prosecution agreements requiring cooperation and disgorgement, both companies released declination letters issued under the DOJ's new Pilot Program.

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Tuesday
Jun072016

Akamai, Nortek settle China bribe cases with SEC non-prosecution agreements

The Securities and Exchange Commission Tuesday announced non-prosecution agreements (NPAs) with two unrelated companies for bribes foreign subsidiaries paid to Chinese officials.

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Tuesday
Jun072016

Chang Liu: China put 49,000 people on trial for graft in 2015

A recent report by Legal Daily shows that China increased its anti-corruption enforcement actions in 2015.

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Friday
Jun032016

The optics (and other compelling reasons) for an India foreign bribery law

India’s own foreign bribery law, the Prevention of Bribery of Foreign Public Officials and Officials of Public International Organizations Bill, is stuck in a legislative logjam. It has passed through a parliamentary committee and was the subject of a Law Commission Report. But at present there is no timeline for the passage of the Bill.

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Thursday
May262016

Jerry Fang: China authorities investigating bribery in vaccine scandal

In early 2016, a vaccine scandal shocked China as millions of improperly stored vaccines were widely distributed and used.

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Wednesday
May042016

Why some doctors at China state-owned hospitals may not be ‘foreign officials’

A recent scandal at a major Chinese public hospital revealed that many of the public hospitals across the country outsource their medical services to private companies and employ doctors as independent contractors.  That could raise doubts about some public hospital doctors in China being "foreign officials" under the FCPA.

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Friday
Apr292016

China pharma news: Former company chief arrested for bribery, others face investigation

Prosecutors in Hefei City said they arrested the former legal representative and president of a local pharma and charged him with “organizational bribery” under Section 393 the Criminal Law. 

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Monday
Apr252016

Novartis: New criminal probe in Korea for using medical journals to pay doctors

Novartis AG said in a securities filing last week that Korean prosecutors launched a criminal investigation into allegations that "Novartis Korea utilized medical journals to provide inappropriate economic benefits to healthcare professionals."

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Friday
Apr222016

China fines local pharma for bribing former hospital president

Hainan Province Administration of Industry and Commerce (AIC) recently imposed a fine of 833,186.97 RMB (about $129,000) to Hainan Xi Fu Hua Pharmaceutical Company Limited.

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Tuesday
Apr192016

Eric Carlson: Chinese Government Releases New Judicial Interpretation on Bribery and Corruption

Yesterday, China’s two main judicial agencies released a joint judicial interpretation on bribery, corruption, and misappropriation of official funds.

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Thursday
Apr072016

Las Vegas Sands pays $9 million to settle China, Macau FCPA offenses

Image courtesy of LVSLas Vegas Sands Corp. agreed Thursday to pay a $9 million penalty to settle charges that it violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act by failing to properly authorize or document millions of dollars in payments to a consultant hired to help it do business in China and Macau.

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