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By Jeffrey Benzing | January 20th, 2014

At least three Chinese drug companies are under investigation by China for paying bribes, joining the 10 known Western pharma companies swept up in the probe.

By Covington & Burling LLP | January 10th, 2014

By Covington & Burling LLP

On December 25, 2013, China’s National Health and Family Planning Commission (“NHFPC,” the successor to the Ministry of Health) issued the Regulations on the Establishment of Commercial Bribery Records for the Purchase and Sale of Medicines (“2013 Blacklist Rules”; a Covington translation can be found here), which require details of companies [...]

By Douglas Gillison | November 7th, 2013

U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson’s swift and unconditional approval stands in contrast to the harder line her colleague Judge Richard Leon has taken in civil FCPA settlements.

By Kaye Scholer LLP | November 7th, 2013

Just as China recently stepped up investigation into corporate corruption, it also has signaled its intention to be included among the world’s most aggressive enforcers of antitrust laws.

By Kaye Scholer LLP | November 7th, 2013

Just as China recently stepped up investigation into corporate corruption, it also has signaled its intention to be included among the world’s most aggressive enforcers of antitrust laws, according to noted Kaye Scholer LLP antitrust partner Laura Shores.

By Douglas Gillison | October 31st, 2013

Without revealing numbers, the company says that if the Justice Department were to require a similar sum, the penalties would damage its financial condition and ongoing business.

By Douglas Gillison | October 24th, 2013

The baby formula maker said it is complying with the Securities and Exchange Commission’s request and has opened an internal investigation.

By Douglas Gillison | October 23rd, 2013

The British drugmaker nevertheless says it is “committed” to China, which is “critical” to its future.

By Douglas Gillison | October 22nd, 2013

Two years after disclosing an internal investigation, Diebold settles for more than twice its original set aside to resolve bribery allegations in Russia and Asia. UDPATED with copy of the DPA and attachments.

By Jeffrey Benzing | October 21st, 2013

A federal judge this month said Ralls Corp. was not deprived of its Fifth Amendment right because it chose not to get national security approval of a wind farm project.

By Douglas Gillison | October 21st, 2013

A federal judge in Manhattan today said a whistleblower’s wrongful termination lawsuit didn’t have enough connection to the U.S. to warrant weighing whether the Dodd-Frank anti-retaliation provision applied.

By Stephen Dockery | October 16th, 2013

A federal grand jury in San Diego issued the indictment against former Maxwell Technologies Vice President and General Manager Alain Riedo more than two years after the San Diego-based company paid $14.35 million to settle FCPA allegations. UDPATED

By Morrison & Foerster LLP | September 24th, 2013

The filing of a shareholder class action has become routine following a drop in stock price after the revelation of adverse news about a company. Allegations of corruption at a public company are proving to be no different, as the recently filed putative shareholder class action against oil and gas company PetroChina Company Ltd. (“PetroChina”) demonstrates.

By Morrison & Foerster LLP | September 24th, 2013

The filing of a shareholder class action has become routine following a drop in stock price after the revelation of adverse news about a company. Allegations of corruption at a public company are proving to be no different, as the recently filed putative shareholder class action against oil and gas company PetroChina Company Ltd. (“PetroChina”) demonstrates.

By Jennifer Koons | October 8th, 2013

The EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program has spawned an industry of lawyers, advisers and business people who recruit wealthy overseas investors. The lure for the foreigners: U.S. visas. (subscription required)

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