Tag: Foreign Corrupt Practices Act

Compliance After China’s Healthcare Bribery Scandals

Changing everyday business practices instead of focusing only on legal issues may help companies comply with Chinese anti-corruption laws. By Benjamin Shobert and Damjan DeNoble  In the aftermath of this summer’s bribery scandals involving pharmaceutical firms GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), Sanofi S.A....

/ October 10, 2013

US Companies in China Feel the Heat from Anticorruption Push

by Kyle SullivanUS and PRC government officials have been paying closer attention to US companies’ business activities in China, as regulators in both countries have stepped up anticorruption measures in recent years. Officials from the US departments of Justice and...

/ October 1, 2011

Conducting Anticorruption Due Diligence in M&A Deals

Companies should investigate target companies to assess compliance risk under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act by Richard Grime and Bingna Guo The number of investigations under the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), together with the number of prosecutions by...

Managing Business Risks

Wise companies prepare for—and minimize their exposure to—risks when investing in China. On the surface, China appears to be one vast market with a strong central government. But deeper down, China is a conglomerate of disparate markets that vary in their...

/ November 1, 2006