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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)

By Katy O'Donnell | September 17th, 2013

A Chinese newspaper reported today that the eye care division had paid doctors in more than 200 hospitals for phony clinical trials.

By The Financial Times | September 16th, 2013

Dumex, the baby food brand owned by France’s Danone, said on Monday it was investigating allegations on Chinese state television that the company bribed doctors and nurses to recommend its infant formula to the parents of newborns at some hospitals.

By Katy O'Donnell | September 13th, 2013

China has launched a high-profile campaign against purported corruption among foreign pharmaceutical companies this summer. UPDATED

By Douglas Gillison | September 9th, 2013

After revealing a review of sex bribery allegations in China earlier this year, Agilent now says it is investigating the use of third-party agents in that country.

By | September 6th, 2013

Expanding the investigation to include the China allegations is a routine step.

By Wall Street Journal | September 6th, 2013

U.K. laws could prevent it from pursuing a case against one of its own companies if Chinese and U.S. authorities have gotten there first.

By | August 22nd, 2013

U.S. drugmaker Eli Lilly and Co said it was “deeply concerned” about allegations published in a Chinese newspaper that it spent more than 30 million yuan ($4.90 million) to bribe doctors in China to prescribe the firm’s medicines instead of rival products.

By Douglas Gillison | August 16th, 2013

The U.S. has taken the lead on investigating the mining concern, with Australian authorities embarrassed into taking belated action.

By Katy O'Donnell | August 14th, 2013

Chinese authorities have recently brought intense pressure to bear on foreign drug makers over alleged bribery.

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President Barack Obama speaks at outgoing Attorney General Eric Holder's portrait unveiling ceremony.



Attorney General Eric Holder called for a lower bar to federal civil rights prosecutions in an exit interview with Politico's Mike Allen.

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