The Novartis and Alcon FCPA enforcement action is chock full of interesting issues. See Novartis DPA Here , Alcon DPA Here and SEC Novartis Order Here. At the outset, Novartis is “lucky” – the settlement is relatively positive, despite its 2016 SEC enforcement action in China. Given Novartis weak culture of compliance (if anything, a better description may be a culture of non-compliance) and its...
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