Whistleblowers’ Vindicated in Novartis Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Case

On Thursday, June 25, 2020, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced settlements with the global pharmaceutical and healthcare company Novartis AG (“Novartis”) for violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”). Novartis, headquartered in Switzerland, agreed to pay over $225 million to settle the Department of Justice FCPA charges for bribery in Greece. The SEC sanctioned Novartis approximately $85 million for Greek related bribery. The total sanctions, with interest, are over $300 million.

Timely Book “EXPLORE” Becomes Best Seller

Bestselling author Erik Seversen releases book highlighting the power of human will and the rewards of human relationships with people different from ourselves. To make the book available to everyone, it is listed for $0.99 during book launch June 24-30, 2020.
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Two Local Medical Moms Lead the Community in Fitness, Health and Nutrition Throughout the COVID Crisis

Two local medical mothers in Boynton Beach are leading the community in health, wellness, and nutrition through the COVID-19 crisis. “I started the CovidFit Facebook Page in March during quarantine to motivate myself and others with at-home workouts, personal achievements, healthy recipes, and other stay-at-home tips,” said Annie Harring, a doctor of pharmacy and assistant professor of pharmacy at Palm Beach Atlantic University.