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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

Report: Qualcomm paid $975,000 to China anti-trust official for ‘consulting fees’

China’s State Council has fired one of its senior advisors for allegedly helping Qualcomm Inc. in an anti-trust probe in exchange for $975,000 in consulting fees.
 
Zhang Xinzhu (pictured), a researcher at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences and an advisor to the State Council’s Anti-Monopoly Commission, was fired on August 12 for “violating work discipline,” according to a report Monday by the China Compliance Digest.… 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

Meet the Regulators, China Edition

Local criminal and administrative anti-bribery enforcement in China has been much in the news lately. I have received many questions from clients over the years regarding who these different regulators are and what power they have to investigate, prosecute, and enforce criminal and administrative bribery charges.… Continue Reading