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Dun & Bradstreet Discloses FCPA Investigation Costs

Jaclyn Jaeger | May 11, 2015

Dun & Bradstreet, a commercial data and analytics provider, disclosed in a securities filing last week that it spent slightly more this time around than the same period last year on costs associated with its China investigation into possible violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.

Most recently, the company disclosed to the Securities and Exchange Commission in its Form 10-Q, dated May 6, that it incurred $0.4 million of legal and other professional fees during the three months ended March 31, 2015, related to matters in China, compared to the $0.3 million it incurred for the three months ended March 31, 2014.

In 2012, Dun & Bradstreet announced that it had temporarily suspended its Shanghai Roadway D&B Marketing Services (Roadway) operations in China, pending an investigation into allegations that its data collection practices may have violated local...

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