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Entries in Medical Devices (33)

Friday
Nov182016

Corruption risk in pharma and medical device markets

At the 17th Annual Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Compliance Congress last month in Washington DC, Paul Hastings Partner Gary Giampetruzzi and FCPA Blog Contributing Editor Richard Bistrong exchanged perspectives on pharma compliance risks.

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Wednesday
Jul242013

New disclosure from Stryker

Here's the FCPA disclosure from medical device-maker Stryker Corporation's Form 10-Q filed with the SEC on July 23:

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Thursday
Jun272013

Medtronic wins double declination

Minnesota-based Medtronic Inc. won a double declination following an FCPA probe that lasted more than five years. The medical device maker said it received word in June from the DOJ and SEC that they won't pursue enforcement actions.

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Thursday
Feb282013

Double declination for Zimmer

Following a five-year investigation into the overseas marketing and sales practices of medical device makers, the DOJ and SEC won't bring any FCPA enforcement against one of the targeted companies, Zimmer Holdings Inc.

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Wednesday
Nov072012

Zimmer's latest FCPA disclosure (November 2012)

Medical device maker Zimmer Holdings, Inc. said in an SEC filing yesterday that it can't predict the outcome of DOJ and SEC investigations into its overseas sales practices.

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Wednesday
Oct242012

Stryker's latest FCPA disclosure

From the members area of the FCPA Blog, here's Stryker's latest FCPA disclosure in its SEC filing this week:

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Thursday
Jul262012

Stryker's Latest Disclosure

Here's Michigan-based Stryker Corporation's full FCPA disclosure from its Form 10-Q filed with the SEC on July 24.

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Monday
Mar262012

Biomet Pays $22.8 Million To Settle Bribe Charges

Biomet Inc. today became the latest medical device maker to settle FCPA offenses.

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Monday
Feb062012

Smith & Nephew Reaches $22 Million Settlement

U.K.-based medical device maker Smith & Nephew plc agreed to pay $22.2 million to settle Foreign Corrupt Practices Act offenses committed by its U.S. and German subsidiaries. The company admitted bribing government-employed doctors in Greece for more than a decade to win business.

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Wednesday
Oct192011

A Flock Of Pharmas

A reader (and friend of the FCPA Blog) sent this great comment:

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Monday
Jul182011

Who'll Make The Next Top Ten?

Our list of the ten biggest corporate FCPA cases of all time hasn't changed since April, when Johnson & Johnson's $70 million settlement came on as number 10.

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Friday
Apr082011

Johnson & Johnson In $77 Million Global Settlement

Johnson & Johnson will pay a $21.4 million penalty to resolve criminal FCPA charges with the DOJ and $48.6 million in disgorgement and prejudgment interest to settle the SEC’s civil charges.

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