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In This Issue:
- Executive Summary
- PRC Legal and Regulatory Updates
- Major Enforcement News
- The Pharmaceutical Blacklist: A Look Back
- After One Year
- PRC Anti-Corruption 101
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Welcome to the November 2014 edition of Red Notice, a publication of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP.
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On October 6, 2014, the United States Supreme Court declined to accept an appeal involving violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”)—the U.S. statute that criminalizes the bribing of foreign officials. The...more
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Welcome to the September 2014 edition of Red Notice, a publication of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP.
This month on the anticorruption front, a Chinese branch of a multinational pharmaceutical company receives a...more
On Friday, September 19, 2014, a Chinese court found pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline guilty of bribing doctors and hospitals in order to increase sales of the company’s products in China. Among other things, the company...more
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