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Harry Cassin
Publisher and Editor

Andy Spalding
Senior Editor

Jessica Tillipman
Senior Editor

Bill Steinman
Senior Editor

Richard L. Cassin
Editor at Large

Elizabeth K. Spahn
Editor Emeritus

Cody Worthington
Contributing Editor

Julie DiMauro
Contributing Editor

Thomas Fox
Contributing Editor

Marc Alain Bohn
Contributing Editor

Bill Waite
Contributing Editor

Shruti J. Shah
Contributing Editor

Russell A. Stamets
Contributing Editor

Richard Bistrong
Contributing Editor

Eric Carlson
Contributing Editor

No FCPA jurisdiction based solely on conspiracy and accomplice liability, court rules

On March 16, the U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut affirmed its earlier ruling that a non-resident foreign national cannot be charged with conspiracy to violate the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act or with aiding and abetting a violation of the FCPA, unless the government can show that he acted as an agent of a “domestic concern” or while physically present in the United States.… Continue Reading

China fines local pharma for bribing former hospital president

Hainan Province Administration of Industry and Commerce (AIC) recently imposed a fine of 833,186.97 RMB (about $129,000) to Hainan Xi Fu Hua Pharmaceutical Company Limited.

The AIC said that during 2010-2013, the legal representive of Hainan Xi Fu Hua Pharmaceutical, Huang, bribed the former president of Wanning People’s Hospital, Lin Junjie, on eight occasions in the total amount of 80,000 RMB (about $12,300), which was not reflected in the company’s accounting records.… Continue Reading