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Calling someone a compliance risk not defamatory, appeals court says

By Adam Dobrik

09 October 2019

Calling someone a compliance risk not defamatory, appeals court says Zimmer Biomet is a medical device maker. (Credit: istockphoto.com/monstArrr_ )

An executive who was labelled an FCPA compliance risk by his former employer, medical device maker Zimmer Biomet, has failed in his attempt to revive a defamation case against the company.