China
By Wall Street Journal | February 10th, 2014

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By Paul Hastings LLP | January 31st, 2013

By The Global Compliance and Disputes Practice Group
Anti-corruption enforcement efforts in China historically have tended to focus on the recipients of bribery, as evidenced by harsher statutory penalties for bribe takers and the highly publicized prosecution of government officials accused of accepting illicit payments. However, recently issued guidance on PRC anti-bribery law places the focus squarely on bribe [...]

By Jennifer Koons | February 3rd, 2014

Targeting multinational corporations instead of its own corrupt officials can help the Communist Party save some face, professor Daniel Chow said at a discussion hosted by Fordham Law School and the Chinese Business Lawyers Association.

By Stephen Dockery | January 30th, 2014

In a speech, Kathleen Hamann warned compliance officers to be prepared to mediate among multiple jurisdictions, and singled out China for its lack of coordination with other international enforcement agencies.

By Jeffrey Benzing | January 28th, 2014

Paying attorneys’ fees and making compliance changes appears to be a new trend in settling shareholder derivative lawsuits that allege foreign bribery failures. DOCUMENTS attached.

By | January 23rd, 2014

The auditing firms said they could not give documents to the SEC without violating Chinese law. An administrative law judge said the firms “willfully” failed to provide documents to U.S. regulators.

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.

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