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Entries in Pfizer (30)

Thursday
Nov122015

DOJ to companies: New compliance counsel provides a ‘reality check’

The Department of Justice Fraud Section said this month it has hired Hui Chen as a “full-time compliance expert.”

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Tuesday
Mar032015

How do pharmas pay bribes? The SEC counts the ways

In a speech Tuesday at CBI's Annual Pharmaceutical Compliance Congress in Washington D.C., the head of the SEC's enforcement division, Andrew Ceresney, left, talked about the most common ways pharmas violate the FCPA.

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Friday
Dec262014

Avon disgorgement lands on top ten list

Image courtesy of AvonAvon's $135 million settlement with the DOJ and SEC earlier this month included a disgorgement to the SEC with interest that ranks 8th on our list of the biggest FCPA disgorgements.

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Tuesday
Nov042014

Bio-Rad cracks the disgorgement top ten list

Bio-Rad Laboratories paid a total of $55 million Monday to settle FCPA offenses. About $40 million of that went to the SEC as disgorgement. That payment landed tenth on our list of the biggest FCPA-related disgorgements.

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Monday
Jul072014

Job: Senior Corporate Counsel, Transactions Compliance Lead (Pfizer)

Job Title: Senior Corporate Counsel, Transactions Compliance Lead

Employer: Pfizer

Location:New York, NY

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Thursday
May082014

Most Saudis think graft, nepotism are on the rise

A survey by Saudi Arabia's National Anti-Corruption Commission found that 67.8 percent of the respondents believe financial and state corruption is on the rise in the country.

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Thursday
Apr102014

Correction: H-P disgorgement is 11th biggest

Hewlett-Packard's $108 million settlement this week didn't quite make our list of the top ten FCPA cases of all time. But with a disgorgement to the SEC of $26.4 million, H-P landed eleventh on the list of the biggest FCPA disgorgements.

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Monday
Mar032014

DOJ declination for Merck

Big-pharma Merck said an SEC filing Thursday that the DOJ has closed its FCPA investigation of the company.

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Friday
Jan102014

Alcoa disgorgement is third biggest in FCPA history 

As part of its $354 million settlement this week, Alcoa agreed to pay the third biggest disgorgement in FCPA history -- $161 million.

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Friday
Oct182013

U.S., China enforcement crossfire creates new risks

At the beginning of this year, China's president Xi Jinping promised to fight both "tigers" and "flies" -- high-ranking and low-ranking corrupt officials -- in his crackdown on corruption. Since then, the anti-graft campaign has led to the conviction of Bo Xilai and to the front-page investigations of foreign companies in the pharmaceutical and oil and gas sectors, among others.

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Wednesday
Aug072013

Quick look at Big Pharma’s U.S. rap sheet

Recent turbulence in China for drug makers follows big problems for members of the industry in the United States, where they've paid billions in criminal fines and civil penalties.

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Monday
Jun172013

Corruption Risks -- China Travel Edition (Part I)

In any country, paying for travel for government officials, customers at state-owned enterprises, or customers at purely private enterprises can present corruption risks. . . .

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