China has been mentioned in more than 60 FCPA corporate enforcement actions, including eight in 2019 alone. So FCPA practitioners have long been wary of potential problems there. And yet, with serious recent developments potentially impacting trade and on-the-ground operations, now is a good time to reassess China compliance risks.… Continue Reading
GlaxoSmithKline said in a securities filing Wednesday that the DOJ and SEC asked for information about third-party advisers the company hired in China during a corruption investigation there.
GSK said it is also responding to requests from the SFO for more information about the third parties.… Continue Reading
A federal judge in Philadelphia Friday dismissed a civil complaint against UK-based GlaxoSmithKline brought by a British private investigator and his American wife and their China-based company.
Peter Humphrey and Yu Yingzeng, his wife and business partner, sued GSK a year ago.… Continue Reading
British investigator Peter Humphrey and his American wife Yu Yingzeng have been released early from prison in China.
Humphrey and Yu were jailed in August last year for illegally obtaining and selling personal information of Chinese citizens.… Continue Reading
The British investigator who once worked for GlaxoSmithKline was sentenced to two-and-a-half years in jail for trafficking personal data in China.… Continue Reading
Prosecutors in China have filed formal charges against British private investigator Peter Humphrey and his American wife, the state-controlled Xinhua news agency said Monday.
The trial of a British corporate investigator and his American wife who once worked with GlaxoSmithKline will be closed to the public and foreign consular officials, the South China Morning Post reported Thursday.… Continue Reading
Here’s part of a dispatch Friday from the China Digital Times:
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The scandal surrounding British pharmaceutical firm GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) in China has widened as a previously unnamed American citizen who has been detained has been identified as Yu Yingzheng, the wife and business partner of fraud investigator Peter Humphrey, who has also been detained.