A former employee of NetCracker Technology Corp. was awarded more than $2.3 after he filed a False Claims Act suit against NetCracker and Computer Sciences Corp. that alleged the companies assigned individuals without security clearances to work on a Department of Defense contract.… Continue Reading
The just released Transparency International Middle East & North Africa, Government Defense Anti-Corruption Index is exhaustive and thorough, and from my experience well represents the real-world risk which exists in the region.… Continue Reading
It was a relief to read in a recent post on the FCPA Blog that compliance officers aren’t crazy, but are in a tough job, always caught between flawed human nature and meeting the ideals of effective management and business integrity.… Continue Reading
Bristol-Myers Squibb said in a securities filing that the DOJ closed its FCPA investigation into the company and won’t bring an enforcement action.
In early October, Bristol-Myers Squibb paid $14.7 million to resolve charges by the SEC that its joint venture in China made cash payments and gave other benefits to health care providers at state-owned and state-controlled hospitals in exchange for prescription sales.… Continue Reading
On Friday, the United States Attorneys’ Office for the Southern District of New York unsealed an indictment against Liz Telecomm, a China-based purported manufacturer of long lasting insecticidal nets, commonly referred to as “bednets.” … Continue Reading