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SEC Charges Stryker Corporation with FCPA Violations

In the Matter of Stryker Corporation, Admin. Proc. No. 3-15587.  On October 24, 2013, the SEC announced it filed a settled Foreign Corrupt Practices Act case against Stryker Corporation related to its subsidiaries’ alleged payments of bribes to doctors, health … Continue reading

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SEC Charges Diebold with FCPA Violations in China, Indonesia and Russia

SEC v. Diebold, Inc., Case No. 1:13-cv-01609 (D.D.C.).  On October 22, 2013, the SEC announced it filed a settled Foreign Corrupt Practices Act case against ATM maker Diebold, Inc.  According to the SEC, Diebold, through its Chinese subsidiary, gave European … Continue reading

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SEC Charges Total S.A. With FCPA Violations for Payments to Iranian Official

In the Matter of Total S.A., SEC Admin. Proc. No. 3-15338.  On May 29, 2013, the SEC announced it filed a settled administrative proceeding against Total S.A. for violating the FCPA by paying $60 million in bribes to associates of … Continue reading

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SEC Announces Non-Prosecution Agreement with Ralph Lauren Corporation Related to FCPA Misconduct

On April 22, 2013, the SEC announced it entered into a non-prosecution agreement (“NPA”) with Ralph Lauren Corporation.  The SEC decided not to charge the company with FCPA violations because of the company’s extensive cooperation.  This is the SEC’s first … Continue reading

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SEC Charges Parker Drilling Company with FCPA Violations

SEC v. Parker Drilling Company, Case No. 1:13-cv-461 (E.D. Va.).  On April 16, 2013, the SEC announced it filed settled FCPA charges against Parker Drilling Company, an international drilling services firm.  According to the SEC, Parker Drilling authorized payments to … Continue reading

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Eli Lilly Settles SEC FCPA Case By Agreeing to Pay $29 Million

SEC v. Eli Lilly and Company, Case No. 1:12-cv-02045 (D.D.C.).  On December 20, 2012, the SEC announced charges against Eli Lilly and Company for violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”) for unlawful payments made to government officials in … Continue reading

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Tyco International, Ltd. To Pay $26 Million to Settle Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Violations

SEC v. Tyco, International Ltd., Case No. 1:12-cv-01583 (D.D.C.).  On September 24, 2012, the SEC announced the filing of a settled FCPA case against Tyco.  In 2006, the SEC filed a settled FCPA action against Tyco in which the company … Continue reading

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SEC Settles FCPA Action Against Oracle For $2 Million

Securities and Exchange Commission v. Oracle Corp., 12-CV-4310 CRB (N.D. Cal.).  On August 16, 2012, the SEC announced settled FCPA charges against Oracle Corporation.  Between 2005 and 2007, employees of Oracle’s Indian subsidiary Oracle India Private Limited (“Oracle India”) secretly … Continue reading

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SEC Files Settled FCPA Actions Against Pfizer Inc. and Wyeth LLC

SEC v. Pfizer Inc., Case No. 1:12-cv-01303 (D.D.C.); SEC v. Wyeth LLC, Case No. 1:12-cv-01304 (D.D.C.).  On August 8, 2012, the SEC announced the filing of settled actions against Pfizer and Wyeth for violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act … Continue reading

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SEC Charges Orthofix International Charged with FCPA Violations

Securities and Exchange Commission v. Orthofix International N.V., Case No. 4:12-CV-419 (E.D. Tex.).  On July 10, 2012, the SEC filed a settled action against Orthofix International for violating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”).  From 2003 to 2010, Orthofix’s wholly-owned Mexican … Continue reading

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