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Bid Rigging: For Multinationals, More Than Just A Local Law Violation
In many countries, purchases of products or services1 by government or public entities take place primarily through public tenders.
United States
6 Sep 2018
Spotlight On Korea
Although historically U.S. regulators have not focused FCPA enforcement efforts in Korea to the same extent as other Asian jurisdictions such as China and India, multinational companies doing business in Korea, particularly in the life sciences space, should remain vigilant.
United States
29 Mar 2018
Unintended Consequences: Ex-U.S. Activities Impacting U.S. Federal Health Care Business
Given the uptick in global awareness and enforcement of anti-bribery and corruption laws, most health care companies are attuned to the risks associated with legal infractions caused by ex-U.S. activities.
United States
6 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
POD Update: Physician Investor Of Physician-Owned Distributor Sentenced To Nearly 20 Years In Prison
On January 9, 2017, a physician was sentenced in federal court in the Eastern District of Michigan to 19 years, 7 months in prison for his role in criminal health care fraud totaling $2.8 million.
United States
26 Jan 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
CMS And OIG Issue Final Rule On Fraud And Abuse Waivers For ACOs
On October 29, 2015, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) of the Department of Health and Human Services published a final rule related to fraud and abuse law waivers in connection with the Shared Savings Program.
United States
18 Nov 2015
HHS OIG Releases Proposed Rules Regarding Increased Authority To Combat Fraud And Abuse Under The ACA
The Office of Inspector General (OIG) of the Department of Health and Human Services proposed two new rules last week in order to expand its enforcement authority, implementing changes adopted as part of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (ACA).
United States
20 May 2014
OIG Issues Special Fraud Alert On Physician-Owned Distributorships (PODs)
On March 26, 2013, the Office of the Inspector General ("OIG") of the Department of Health and Human Services issued its first Special Fraud Alert in three years.
United States
8 Apr 2013
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