Nature's Sunshine Case Still Haunts Defense Bar

Law360, New York (September 22, 2010, 2:24 PM EDT) -- More than a year after Nature's Sunshine Products Inc. resolved allegations that two of its executive officers didn't do enough to prevent bribery overseas, the case is still haunting white collar defense attorneys who aren't sure whether it was an anomaly — even though the U.S. government hasn't brought similar charges against any other company's officers under the same theory since.

After bringing bribery allegations under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission secured a $600,000 civil penalty against NSP in late...
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