The ethics & compliance community already knows we’re going to hear lots of chatter in coming months about easing the burden of compliance with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
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Last month Amsterdam-based VimpelCom Limited and its wholly owned Uzbek subsidiary, Unitel LLC, paid U.S. penalties of $397.6 million to resolve FCPA offenses.
The UK Serious Fraud Office said Tuesday that it charged another former Alstom executive for bribing foreign officials.
Police in Canada arrested seven people, including officials of IBM and its local partner, along with employees of Quebec's tax agency for alleged corruption in connection with a $24 million contract.
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.
Big pharma Eli Lilly said in an SEC filing Thursday that the DOJ has closed its FCPA investigation of the company.
On Tuesday the European Court of Human Rights gave an important decision safeguarding the rights of journalists when investigating and reporting on the conduct of allegedly corrupt politicians and public officials. Somewhat strikingly, the case arose from bribery allegations made by and not about a pharmaceutical company.
An executive at Swiss pharma Novartis pleaded guilty in a bribery prosecution in Poland, the company has confirmed.
GlaxoSmithKline said Tuesday it is investigating allegations of corrupt payments in the United Arab Emirates.
French pharma Sanofi is investigating possible illegal payments in the Middle East and Africa from 2007 to 2012 following allegations from an anonymous whistleblower.
A court in China fined UK pharma giant GlaxoSmithKline $490 million Friday following a conviction for bribery.