Posts Tagged: FCPA
Acting Assistant Attorney General Mythili Raman of the Department of Justice’s Criminal Division announced on Wednesday that she is leaving the agency, effective March 21, 2014.
Under her leadership for the past year, the Criminal Division charged or convicted more than a dozen individuals for FCPA-related violations, and secured three of the ten of the biggest corporate FCPA resolutions ever involving a unit of Alcoa, France’s Total SA, and Weatherford International.… Continue Reading
The Securities and Exchange Commission filed a “friend-of-the-court” brief on Thursday, arguing that whistleblowers are entitled to protection from employer retaliation, even if they report the wrongdoing only to their employer and not to the SEC.… Continue Reading
Health care giant Johnson & Johnson will pay more than $2.2 billion to resolve criminal and civil claims arising from allegations of kickbacks to U.S. doctors and improper marketing claims about three of its prescription drugs.… Continue Reading
DOJ has opened a criminal bribery investigation into the nonprofit, National Geographic Society, and the details are worthy of another Indiana Jones movie or an Egypt-based episode of the Bones TV show.… Continue Reading
A federal lawsuit by the compliance officer for Siemens’ healthcare business in China who said he was fired for internally reporting FCPA violations was dismissed Monday. The U.S. District Court in New York said the anti-retaliation provisions of the Dodd-Frank Act don’t apply outside the United States.… Continue Reading