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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

FCPA enforcement report for Q2 2020

During the second calendar quarter — amid the Covid-19 lockdown — there were two corporate FCPA enforcement actions. For comparison, during the second calendar quarter last year, there were three corporate FCPA enforcement actions, and during Q2 2018, there were five corporate FCPA enforcement actions.… Continue Reading

Siemens CCO takes top compliance post at Novartis

Dr. Klaus MoosmayerBig pharma Novartis said Tuesday that it named Dr. Klaus Moosmayer as its new Chief Ethics, Risk and Compliance Officer.

He’ll report to the CEO, Vas Narasimhan, and become a member of Novartis’ Executive Committee.… Continue Reading

Job: Director, Ethics & Compliance Franchise Advisor: Ophtha/Respiratory

Job Title: Director, Ethics & Compliance Franchise Advisor: Ophtha/Respiratory

Employer: Novartis

Location: East Hanover, New Jersey USA

Description: To provide independent, strategic business partnership with Franchise Leadership of two Franchises (Ophthalmics/Respiratory) to anticipate and identify proactive strategies/solutions to address business needs and potential risks, and help ensure that activities and processes comply with all applicable NPC policies, laws, regulations and professional codes of conduct.… Continue Reading

Job: Director, Ethics & Compliance Functional Advisor, Patient Access/Health Policy

Job Title: Director, Ethics & Compliance Functional Advisor, Patient Access/Health Policy

Employer: Novartis

Location: East Hanover, New Jersey USA

Description: To provide independent, strategic business partnership with the Patient Access/Health Policy (PA/HP) Function to anticipate and identify proactive strategies/solutions to address business needs and potential risks, and help ensure that activities and processes comply with all applicable NPC policies, laws, regulations and professional codes of conduct.… Continue Reading

Compliance Alert: Gift-giving, rebates and kickbacks in South Korea

It is customary to send gifts and make cash donations in the regular course of business in South Korea. Exchanging gifts is a deeply rooted custom in Korean society, and this practice has historically been the source of various compliance issues for multinational companies operating in South Korea.… Continue Reading