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By Wall Street Journal | March 24th, 2014

The bank’s hiring practices in Asia have drawn U.S. government scrutiny for possible FCPA violations.

By Mary Jacoby | March 21st, 2014

The New Jersey-based power company voluntarily disclosed to the DOJ in March 2012 it was examining possible improper gifts and hospitality in China.

By Stephen Dockery | March 19th, 2014

Oral arguments have been scheduled for May in the Ralls Corp. appeal of its partially dismissed lawsuit challenging the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States.

By Stephen Dockery | March 18th, 2014

The California-based pharmaceutical company, under investigation since 2010, disclosed last week it had set aside $2 million for a possible FCPA settlement.

By Stephen Dockery | March 10th, 2014

The French pharmaceutical company’s business practices are also under scrutiny in Germany and China.

By Stephen Dockery | March 7th, 2014

The case has been followed closely for evidence of how courts are interpreting complicated new whistleblower protections enacted under the 2010 Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.

By Stephen Dockery | February 28th, 2014

But China continues to probe in its own anti-corruption sweep of the pharmaceutical industry.

By Main Justice staff | February 24th, 2014

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said in remarks released Feb. 23 that bidding for construction projects, land-use contracts, and mining rights are three areas that have been prone to corruption.

By Wall Street Journal | February 10th, 2014

Investigation Prompted by Hiring of Employee Related to Head of a Chinese Listing Hopeful

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.

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