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Editors

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

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

Avon’s latest FCPA disclosure (November 2012)

Here’s the full FCPA disclosure by Avon Products, Inc. from its Form 10-Q filed with the SEC on November 1:

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We are currently conducting an internal investigation and compliance reviews focused on compliance with the FCPA and related U.S.… Continue Reading

Coordinated guidance from DC and London?

It was an odd event a few weeks ago when the U.K.’s Serious Fraud Office removed some Bribery Act guidance from its website without explanation.

The deleted guidance dealt with self reporting, corporate hospitality, and facilitating payments.… Continue Reading

Orthofix Pays $7.4 Million To Settle Mexico Bribes

Texas-based medical device company Orthofix International N.V. settled FCPA charges today relating to bribes in Mexico.

The company agreed to pay the SEC $5.2 million, including $4.98 million in disgorgement and $242,000 in prejudgment interest.… Continue Reading