Qualcomm said this week it has stepped up a review of its FCPA compliance, while the DOJ and SEC continue to investigate the company.
San Diego-based Qualcomm hasn’t identified what business units or countries are involved or the amounts of any alleged sensitive payments.… Continue Reading
Medical device maker Zimmer Holdings, Inc. said in an SEC filing yesterday that it can’t predict the outcome of DOJ and SEC investigations into its overseas sales practices.
The enforcement agencies opened their investigations in 2007.… Continue Reading
A Costa Rican citizen serving jail time there has said in a sworn statement filed in U.S. federal court that no one at the Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad S.A. (ICE) knew about Alcatel’s bribery except those directly involved.… Continue Reading
In one of the biggest Foreign Corrupt Practices Act settlements of all time, Paris-based Alcatel-Lucent S.A. will pay $137 million for bribing officials in Costa Rica, Honduras, Malaysia, and Taiwan.
The company and three subsidiaries will pay $92 million to resolve criminal charges with the DOJ and $45 million in disgorgement to the SEC.… Continue Reading
According to its latest consolidated financial statements, Alcatel-Lucent has reached agreement in principle with the Justice Department and the Securities and Exchange Commission to settle Foreign Corrupt Practices Act offenses related to Costa Rica, Taiwan and Kenya.… Continue Reading
[Updated and Corrected] It was a corporation that tolerated fraud, deceit and concealment. There were slush funds used to bribe public officials. There were phony contracts and fake invoices to cover up the corruption, and there was a boardroom that knew for years what was happening but feigned ignorance.… Continue Reading
Cardinal Health’s 2003 Acquisition of Syncor Established Important FCPA Precedents Concerning Pre-Merger Due Diligence and Successor Liability
Monty Fu, the founder of Syncor International Corp., agreed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on September 27, 2007 to resolve U.S.… Continue Reading