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World Bank Group Debars Brazil-Based Odebrecht Subsidiary Amid Allegations Of Fraudulent And Collusive Practices
The World Bank Group ("World Bank") continues to take action against companies that commit fraud in connection with World Bank-financed projects.
United States
12 Feb 2019
Tax Reform: Deductibility Of Government Payments Materially Limited
This exception does not apply to an order or agreement requiring court approval unless the approval was obtained before enactment.
United States
28 Dec 2017
Shanghai Tightens Industry Interactions With HCPs
In August 2017, multiple departments of Shanghai government, led by Shanghai's Health and Family Planning Commission, jointly issued a series of administrative rules to tighten the interactions...
12 Oct 2017
Managing Sanctions And Export Control Risks In The Health Care Industry
Over the past 15 years, pharmaceutical manufacturers, medical device companies, and other participants in the health care industry have been regular targets of FCPA enforcement actions brought by the U.S. government.
United States
15 May 2017
South Korea Fines Prominent Pharmaceutical Manufacturer in Latest Anti-Corruption Enforcement Efforts
In a sign that South Korea is ramping up its anti-corruption enforcement efforts, Korean authorities announced on April 27 that they plan to levy a $48 million fine against Swiss pharmaceutical giant...
3 May 2017
Update On The Anti-Corruption Landscape In Mexico
After an aggressive grassroots campaign, in mid-2016, the Mexican government signaled substantial progress in its fight against corruption when it adopted a new anti-corruption program.
21 Dec 2016
Donations And Grants In China: Compliance Controls Beyond T&E
Additionally, it may be worthwhile to understand the level of compliance controls employed by the intermediary to assess third-party compliance risks.
30 Sep 2016
Supreme Court Endorses Implied Certification Theory Under False Claims Act —"At Least In Some Circumstances"
On June 16, 2016, the Supreme Court of the United States issued a unanimous opinion addressing the scope and reach of the False Claims Act ("FCA").
United States
23 Jun 2016
Off-Label Enforcement Developments (Vascular Solutions, Inc. Acquittal and Amarin Settlement)
Two important cases involving the permissible scope of speech regarding off-label marketing recently resolved in ways that should bolster efforts by drug and device manufacturers to secure their First Amendment rights to make truthful, non-misleading statements about potential off-label uses of their products.
United States
11 Mar 2016
Second Circuit Raises The Bar For Proving Tippee Liability
Wednesday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit vacated the criminal insider trading convictions of two former hedge fund managers, and in doing so, clarified the elements required to prove an insider trading charge against a "tippee."
United States
15 Dec 2014
Sixth Circuit Applies Strict Precondition Of Payment Requirement To Reverse $11.1 Million FCA Judgment
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, in United States ex rel. Hobbs v. MedQuest Associates, Inc., 711 F.3d 707 (6th Cir. April 1, 2013), recently reversed an $11.1 million False Claims Act ("FCA") judgment, rejecting the government’s argument that MedQuest, a diagnostic testing company that operates testing facilities, violated the FCA by failing to meet certain Medicare enrollment requirements.
United States
23 May 2013
DOJ/SEC Bring First FCPA Case Involving Private Fund Investment Adviser
On April 25, 2012, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") charged a former Managing Director in Morgan Stanley's Chinese real estate investment and fund advisory group with violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
United States
9 May 2012
Foreign Citizens Face FCPA Charges: The Siemens Fallout Continues
On December 13, 2011, U.S. authorities brought criminal and civil charges against a group of former executives of German engineering company Siemens AG and its Argentine subsidiary for violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA).
United States
2 Jan 2012
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