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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
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Eric Carlson
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Search Results for: label/Wright Medical

Industry-Wide Investigation Snares Wright Medical

This week, Wright Medical Group became the latest orthopedic device maker to disclose a government investigation into its overseas sales practices. The company’s Form 8-K said its principal operating subsidiary, Wright Medical Technology, Inc., received notice from the Securities and Exchange Commission of an informal investigation regarding potential violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices […]

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Analogic: DOJ and SEC want $15 million for FCPA settlement

[…] The DOJ made a separate proposal.
Analogic makes airport security scanners, ultrasound, and other imaging equipment.
The company first disclosed the investigation involving Danish subsidiary BK Medical ApS and some of its foreign distributors in 2011.
Analogic said distributors paid BK Medical amounts “in excess of amounts owed and BK Medical transferred the […]

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Israel imposes strict compliance regs on pharmas, medical device makers

[…] the allocation of marketing and R&D resources when carrying out business in Israel.   
Starting November 1, Israel adopted a tight regulatory regime governing the relations between pharmaceutical and medical devices companies on the one hand and the medical institutions and healthcare providers on the other, namely doctors and health professionals.
The regulation follows an investigative […]

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New Code Of Conduct For China Medical Workers

Corruption and inefficiency within China’s medical system have contributed, some say, to the recent steep rise in patient-perpetrated violence at public hospitals.  Authorities are apparently aiming to quell public anger with a set of comprehensive medical reforms currently being tried in several of China’s top-tier cities such as Beijing and […]

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Witness to corruption: The Belarus medical sector

Last month I wrote posts on the FCPA Blog about my birthplace, Belarus. I talked about perceived corruption there and my optimistic outlook for the country as a destination for foreign direct investment. After the posts appeared, I heard from an acquaintance who until recently worked as in-house counsel for a Belarusian medical supply […]

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