A German medical device and services company agreed to settle charges of violating the anti-bribery, books and records, and internal accounting controls provisions of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
A Brazilian oil and gas company agreed to settle DOJ and SEC charges concerning the misrepresentation "of assets, infrastructure projects . . . and the nature of its relationships with its majority shareholder, the Brazilian government."
Global medical device manufacturer Zimmer Biomet Holdings, Inc. settled criminal and civil charges brought by the DOJ and SEC after the company was found to have violated a 2012 agreement settling previous Foreign Corrupt Practices Act allegations.
The U.S. DOJ and the SEC announced criminal and civil Foreign Corrupt Practices Act-related settlements with a Kentucky-based manufacturer and distributor of copper, aluminum, and fiber-optic cable and wire.