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Entries in Mexico (177)

Wednesday
May242017

Transparency International, Pharma Associations Launch New LatAm Regional Integrity Initiative 

Transparency International-UK’s pharmaceuticals and healthcare program has published a new set of integrity standards for use by pharmaceutical companies in Latin America. 

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Friday
Mar312017

Texas aviation boss jailed for bribing Mexico officials

The owner and president of a Texas aviation company was sentenced to 18 months in prison Thursday for helping to bribe officials in Mexico.

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Monday
Mar062017

Mexico citizen jailed for FCPA conspiracy

A Texas-based sales agent for an aviation business was sentenced in February to a year and a day in federal prison for a plot to bribe Mexican officials in exchange for airplane maintenance contracts.

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Wednesday
Jan182017

SEC charges Orthofix with FCPA violations in Brazil

The SEC Wednesday charged Texas-based medical device maker Orthofix International with violating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act when its subsidiary in Brazil made improper payments to doctors at government-owned hospitals to increase sales.

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Wednesday
Dec282016

Six guilty pleas, four for FCPA offenses, in Mexico bribe scheme

Four Texas-based businessmen have admitted bribing Mexican officials in return for aircraft maintenance and repair contracts with government-owned and controlled entities.

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Thursday
Dec222016

Teva announces $519 million FCPA settlement

Teva Pharmaceuticals Industries Ltd. agreed Thursday with the DOJ and SEC to resolve FCPA violations through a deferred prosecution agreement and total payments of $519 million.

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Thursday
Nov172016

Teva Pharma reserves $520 million for FCPA settlement

Israel's Teva Pharmaceutical said in a securities filing Tuesday it has reserved $520 million for an FCPA settlement.

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Tuesday
Aug302016

Mexico moves forward: Sweeping new anti-corruption regime, presidential apology

Mexico President Enrique Peña Nieto (official government photo)After an aggressive grassroots campaign, Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto recently announced the enactment of sweeping changes to Mexico’s anti-corruption regime. The new law is a significant step toward transparency in a country that consistently ranks among the most corrupt in the region and the world.

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Friday
Aug122016

Key Energy pays $5 million to settle FCPA offenses in Mexico

Houston-based Key Energy Services, Inc. agreed to disgorge $5 million to settle Foreign Corrupt Practices Act offenses caused by bribes from its Mexican subsidiary to an employee at state-owned Pemex.

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Wednesday
Aug102016

Zimmer Biomet warns of ‘additional liabilities’ for DPA breaches, accrues money for penalties

Zimmer Biomet Holdings Inc. said in a securities filing Monday "it is probable that Biomet will incur additional liabilities related to" DOJ and SEC investigations of FCPA violations that occurred after Biomet's FCPA settlement in 2012 and during its deferred prosecution agreement.

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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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Friday
May272016

Hui Chen, Walmart and the Radical Transformation of Compliance?

Blue Marble Photo of EarthIn my last post I discovered the power of images to make a point, like the ribbons of marble floating on air. The Blue Marble, NASA”s image of earth from space, changed how we see the planet, our home.

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