India

India (/ˈɪndiə/), officially the Republic of India (Bharat Ganrajya), is a country in South Asia. It is the seventh-largest country by area, the second-most populous country with over 1.2 billion people, and the most populous democracy in the world. Bounded by the Indian Ocean on the south, the Arabian Sea on the south-west, and the Bay of Bengal on the south-east, it shares land borders with Pakistan to the west; China, Nepal, and Bhutan to the north-east; and Burma and Bangladesh to the east. In the Indian Ocean, India is in the vicinity of Sri Lanka and the Maldives; in addition, India's Andaman and Nicobar Islands share a maritime border with Thailand and Indonesia.
Posts about India
  • Is Outsourcing a Dirty Word for Mortgage Underwriters?

    … servicing work offshore. Most of that work goes to India and the Philippines. The rating agency Fitch has raised concerns about the industry’s offshoring practices. We share those concerns. Although all aspects of outsourcing and offshoring raise concerns, we especially worry about the latest trend of sending underwriting, loan processing and QC…

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  • SEC Fines Anheuser Busch for Trying to Impede FCPA Whistleblower

    … to make illegal payments to Indian government officials. The company paid the bribes in the hopes of increasing both production and beer sales in India. Although most people immediately think of bribery when they hear the term FCPA, the law has a second goal of making sure that companies keep adequate books and records. By not having proper…

    Due Diligence- 20 readers -
  • More Blood on the Hands of Big Pharma?

    … on the country.) Awards are also available for information about cGMP violations if unsafe or under potent drugs are coming into the U.S. Worried about blowing the whistle? No one can prevent retaliation but it is highly illegal in the United States. Big pharma can actually find itself in even more hot water if they retaliate. Reporting illegal…

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  • One Hundred Million Unsafe Prescription Drugs – Whistleblower Post

    … to this number the millions of pills and injectable drugs that are dispensed each year in the U.S. that are adulterated, contaminated, under potency or over strength. Eighty – five percent of the prescriptions dispensed in the United States are manufactured outside the country and many of those are made in India and China, two countries with notoriously…

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  • Judge to Company – “Don’t Sue Whistleblower for Taking Documents”

    … to 30% of whatever the government collects from the wrongdoer. With triple damages and penalties of up to $11,000 per each false claim or bill, both damages and the subsequent awards can mount quickly. Matt filed his case in 2013. He also filed state False Claims Act claims on behalf of Georgia, Iowa, Indiana, Minnesota, Texas and Oklahoma…

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  • Panama Papers… Who is Next (IRS Whistleblower Post)

    … away with cheating the system. Especially when some of the cheaters may also be criminals. MahanyLaw – America’s Whistleblower Lawyers For more information, contact attorney Brian Mahany at *protected email* or by telephone at (414) 258-2375. All inquiries protected by the attorney – client privilege and kept completely confidential. MahanyLaw – IRS Whistleblower Program, SEC Whistleblower Program, False Claims Act (Qui Tam) The post Panama Papers… Who is Next (IRS Whistleblower Post) appeared first on Mahany Law. …

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  • Activist Takes on Mislabeled Pharmaceuticals

    …. Lipitor is a well known cholesterol lowering medication made by Pfizer. Shortly after Pfizer’s drug patent expired in 2011, generic atorvastatin began showing up in the U.S. marketplace. Much of it coming from India and a company called Apotex. Although headquartered in Canada, Apotex manufacturers in India. Unfortunately for consumers, Apotex has…

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  • Whistleblower Award for Anti Dumping (Smuggling) Info

    … and avoiding customs duties, Ameri-Source was able to undercut its competitors. GES claimed that Ameri-Source created a phony shell company in India. The electrodes were then shipped from China to India and then to the United States. Shopping manifests failed to show China as the country of origin. The company was ordered to pay a criminal fine…

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  • Whistleblower Gives Money to Charity

    … a False Claims Act or other claim. If a whistleblower really was only interested in the award, he or she would not risk their job and reputation by standing up to management and trying to fix problems internally. With this in mind, we were not surprised when we learned that a whistleblower in India turned down a $30,000 award and instead gave the money…

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  • Counterfeit Drugs Lead to False Claims Act Recovery

    … are a growing problem in the United States. Approximately 80% to 85% of all prescription medications sold in the United States are now manufactured offshore. Much of that offshore manufacturing centers in India and China where quality control problems are common. According to the government, Dr. Bangalore was dispensing Altuzan, a drug not approved…

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  • Selling Goods Internationally and Strange Coincidences

    … Selling Goods Internationally and Strange Coincidences When I checked my email on Monday afternoon, I was a little surprised to find a legal question from another Minnesota lawyer. Not because I didn’t know the lawyer (I didn’t), but mostly because his question was on the sale of goods—a topic I had just been writing about a few minutes earlier…

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  • Whistleblower Alert! Investigating cGMP Violations at Emcure

    … the FDA says that Emcure’s plant in Hinjewadi, India failed to meet current good manufacturing practices or cGMP. These are minimum standards the FDA imposes on manufacturers to insure drug quality, safety and purity. An import ban or cGMP violation alone is probably not enough to bring a whistleblower action under the federal False Claims Act…

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  • India Signs FATCA Agreement With US

    … Post by Veronica Pamoukaghlian, Senior Tax Writer India is the latest country to sign an agreement with the US under FATCA (the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act). The implications of the treaty on the international tax landscape are vast, as it will heavily affect thousands of taxpayers and numerous financial institutions at two of the world…

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  • Two More Swiss Banks… FBAR Post

    … their sights on banks domiciled in other countries including the Bahamas, Caymans, India, Israel, Brazil, Luxembourg. If you have unfiled FBAR forms that are more then one-year delinquent, contact an experienced IRS tax lawyer immediately. As noted above, failure to file an FBAR may be a felony and usually always carries stiff civil penalties…

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  • Bank Linth and Bank Sparhafen Cooperate with IRS

    … Bank Linth and Bank Sparhafen Cooperate with IRS Two more Swiss banks have agreed to pay million dollar fines and cooperate with the United States government. Bank Linth LLB AG and Bank Sparhafen Zurich AG have settled this week with the Justice Department. Both the IRS and Justice have been zealously pursuing banks around the world…

    Due Diligence- 38 readers -
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