I had not, at least in recent years, thought I would be
able to say that the Houston Astros have a better record this late in the
season than the Boston Red Sox. But at least as of yesterday, now 1-5 Astros no
longer share the worst record in baseball, which now belongs to the Red Sox and
(Mealey's) - Johnson & Johnson (J&J) and
subsidiary DePuy International Ltd. will pay $76.9 million to resolve criminal
and civil allegations in the United States and in the United Kingdom that they
paid kickbacks to doctors in Greece, Poland, Romania and Iraq to use the
Yesterday we reviewed the background facts of the Johnson
& Johnson (J&J) Deferred Prosecution Agreement (DPA) and the issue of
self-reporting. In this posting we will review some of specific compliance
program best practices which Johnson & Johnson agreed to implement.
Current trends in FCPA enforcement are evident in the
latest settlement with Johnson & Johnson. U.S. v. Depuy, Inc. ,
(D.D.C. Filed April 8, 2011); SEC v. Johnson & Johnson , Civil Action
No. 1:11-cv-00686 (D.D.C. Filed April 8, 2011). To resolve the case with DOJ and
the SEC the company...
The SEC and Tenaris S.A resolved an FCPA case with a
deferred prosecution agreement. It is the first deferred prosecution agreement
under the initiative the Commission announced last year. The company also
settled FCPA charges with the Department of Justice, entering into a
The baseball season is at its traditional half-way mark with the All-Star Game. This season certainly has already shown promise as one of the surprises with both the Washington Nationals and the Pittsburg Pirates is that they have the two best records in the National League (NL). One team that, unfortunately...
In a first for the Department of Justice ("DOJ")
Antitrust Division, the Division entered into a Deferred Prosecution Agreement
("DPA") with a financial institution for its involvement in an alleged LIBOR-rate
manipulation scheme. As part of the agreement, the company's Japanese...