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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

DOJ declination for Bristol-Myers Squibb

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

Mead Johnson discloses China payments probe

Infant-formula maker Mead Johnson Nutrition Company disclosed a new FCPA investigation in its latest SEC filing.

It said the SEC had asked for documents about its China unit and “certain expenditures” for product promotions that may have violated the FCPA.… Continue Reading

Is Pharma Under Fire In Indonesia?

As we said, two FBI agents at an international law enforcement conference last week said several U.S. public companies are being investigated for bribery in Indonesia.

The agents wouldn’t name names.… Continue Reading

Medical Ghosting And The FCPA

The debate about medical ghosting has focused on the U.S. market. But could the DOJ and SEC now be looking at the practice overseas, where it might violate the FCPA?

Main Justice reported that in April, the DOJ and SEC sent letters to AstraZeneca PLC, Baxter International Inc.,… Continue Reading

Roll Call

It was just two weeks ago that we were waxing about the quiet times for FCPA watchers, due to the temporary bottleneck in the appointment of corporate monitors. But come to think of it, the Justice Department’s Fraud Section, the group in charge of FCPA enforcement, has a lot on its mind right now.… Continue Reading