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Editor Emeritus

Cody Worthington
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Julie DiMauro
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Thomas Fox
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Marc Alain Bohn
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Bill Waite
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Shruti J. Shah
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Russell A. Stamets
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Richard Bistrong
Contributing Editor

Eric Carlson
Contributing Editor

Search Results for: label/Stryker

After Strkyer II, are per diems atop expenses always improper?

A little-noticed nugget in the recent Stryker SEC Order (Stryker II) — in addition to overbilling, kickbacks, and using unvetted intermediaries in India and China — was the allegation that Stryker’s “Kuwait Distributor made over $32,000 in improper ‘per diem’ payments to Kuwaiti to attend Stryker events, when Stryker had directly paid the costs […]

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The SEC is on an ‘internal controls rampage’ when it comes to third-party relationships

[…] using the provision to ratchet up the minimum compliance obligations that public companies must apply to their third parties. Let’s start with the SEC’s enforcement action against Stryker from 2018.  Stryker, a publicly-traded medical technology firm based in the United States, was accused of violating the internal controls provision of the FCPA for failing […]

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Medical Device Makers Face FCPA Investigation

The Securities and Exchange Commission is investigating possible violations of the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act by Biomet Inc., Stryker Corp., Zimmer Holdings Inc., Smith & Nephew plc and Medtronic Inc. They’ve all made announcements about the SEC’s action and deny any violations. The companies make replacement implants for knees, hips and the spine […]

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How do pharmas pay bribes? The SEC counts the ways

[…] more than just cash bribes, and Eli Lilly is not the only matter where we have brought an action arising out of charitable contributions. For example, in Stryker, we charged a medical technology company after subsidiaries in five different countries paid bribes in order to obtain or retain business. Stryker’s subsidiary in Greece made […]

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Compliance Officer (Bilfinger SE – Mannheim, Germany)

Job Title: Compliance Officer
Company: Bilfinger SE
Location: Mannheim, Germany
 
Tasks 
The Compliance Officer will lead efforts to promote compliance at all levels of Bilfinger and contribute to the continuous improvement of the compliance program and the underlying elements. She/he will support the business to implement and apply compliance-related policies, controls and procedures. The position holder will report to the Chief Compliance Officer and will be part of the global Compliance Leadership Team.

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