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Zimmer Biomet Bribery Suit Belongs In Mexico, 7th Circ. Says, Law360

March 22, 2022

Law360 reported on a Seventh Circuit panel’s ruling that a lawsuit claiming Zimmer Biomet Holdings Inc. bribed Mexican government officials to sell unregistered medical products in Mexico belongs in Mexico, given that the bulk of witnesses and evidence in the case are located there. “Based on IMSS’s own pleading, IMSS is an agency of the Mexican government, [Zimmer Biomet’s subsidiary] is located in Mexico, the purported contracts were executed in Mexico between Mexican parties, ‘Mexican agents’ carried out the alleged bribery scheme, and any injury occurred in Mexico,” the panel said.

Zimmer Biomet was represented by partners Troy Brown and Megan Braden.

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