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Britain's PwC fined $5.8 million over audit of Redcentric
PwCJune 13, 2019 ET
The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has issued a Final Decision Notice under the Audit Enforcement Procedure and imposed sanctions against PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (“PwC”), and two partners Jaskamal Sarai and Arif Ahmad, in relation to the statutory audits of the financial statements of Redcentric plc for the financial years ending 31 March 2015 (“FY2015”) and 31 March 2016 (“FY2016”).
Eight prosecuted over east China chemical leak
Fujian Donggang Petrochemical IndustryJune 13, 2019 ET
Eight people were prosecuted over an accident in which 69 tonnes of chemicals were spilled into the sea off eastern China\'s Fujian Province, the provincial procuratorate said.
ACell pleads guilty and will pay $15 million to resolve criminal charges and other allegations
ACellJune 12, 2019 ET
ACell, a Maryland-based medical device manufacturer, pleaded guilty to charges relating to its MicroMatrix powder wound dressing product (MicroMatrix), the Department of Justice announced.
Canon and Toshiba will pay $2.5 million each to settle Hart-Scott-Rodino Act charges
CanonJune 11, 2019 ET
Canon Inc. and Toshiba Corporation have agreed to settle federal charges that the companies violated the premerger notification and waiting period requirements of the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act (HSR Act), when Canon acquired Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation from Toshiba in 2016.
Valero Energy UK fined £5 million after four people died in an oil explosion
Valero Energy UK finedJune 10, 2019 ET
Valero Energy UK Ltd and BandA Contracts Ltd have been fined after an explosion killed four workers and seriously injured another at an oil refinery in Pembrokeshire in 2011.
Swiss regulator fines 5 banks for improper forex trading
BarclaysJune 7, 2019 ET
The Competition Commission (COMCO) has detected several anti-competitive arrangements between banks in foreign exchange spot trading.
Insys Therapeutics agrees to enter $225 million resolution of criminal and civil investigations
Insys TherapeuticsJune 6, 2019 ET
Opioid manufacturer Insys Therapeutics agreed to a global resolution to settle the government’s separate criminal and civil investigations, the Department of Justice announced.
Santander Securities to reimburse seniors for deceptive marketing
Santander SecuritiesJune 5, 2019 ET
Santander Securities (SSLLC) will pay $100,000 and reimburse clients to resolve allegations of deceptive marketing practices relating to the sale of unsuitable variable annuity products to Massachusetts seniors, Attorney General Maura Healey announced.
Nassau Pharmacy to pay $100,000 to resolve federal and New York False Claims allegations
Nassau PharmacyJune 5, 2019 ET
Attorney General Letitia James and United States Attorney for the Northern District of New York Grant C. Jaquith announced that Cathy Grossman, the owner and pharmacist-in-charge of Nassau Pharmacy, will pay $100,000 to resolve allegations that she and Nassau Pharmacy violated the federal and New York False Claims Acts by billing the federal and state governments for prescription drugs that Grossman and her staff never dispensed.
China fines Ford's Changan venture $24 million for antitrust violations
FordJune 5, 2019 ET
China\'s market regulator fined Ford Motor Co\'s main local joint venture 162.8 million yuan (£18.5 million) on Wednesday for violating anti-monopoly laws, the latest automaker with foreign partners to face such penalties.
Carnival to pay $20m over pollution from some of its cruise ships
Princess Cruise LinesJune 4, 2019 ET
Princess Cruise Lines and its parent, Carnival Cruise Lines and plc were ordered to pay a $20 million criminal penalty and will be subject to enhanced supervision after admitting to violations of probation attributable to senior Carnival management in a case in which Princess had already paid $40 million.
Permanent fined €21,000,000 in Ireland for regulatory breaches affecting tracker mortgage customer
Central Bank of IrelandJune 3, 2019 ET
The Central Bank of Ireland reprimanded and fined Permanent TSB €21,000,000 pursuant to its Administrative Sanctions Procedure (“ASP”) in respect of serious failings to 2,007 tracker mortgage customer accounts which were impacted for the period between August 2004 and October 2018.
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