National Whistleblower Day

Foreign Corruption Whistleblowers

Get all the news, cases, and Foreign Corruption cases across the globe. The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) is a federal law established in 1977 by the Congress that prohibits the bribing of international companies and foreign officials.

In honor of National Whistleblower Day, Kohn, Kohn & Colapinto, LLP will host a panel on developments in international whistleblower law, and the existing mechanisms through which international whistleblowers
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Alexion, a Boston-based pharmaceutical company, agreed to pay $21.5 million to settle charges it violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). A settlement, announced by the Securities and Exchange Commission
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On July 1, Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation agreed to pay $642 million to settle a False Claims Act case brought by a whistleblower. The federal government claims that Novartis knowingly committed
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Today, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced Novartis AG (“Novartis”), a global pharmaceutical and healthcare company based in Switzerland, agreed to
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