Since 2007, Board Received Quarterly Reports Confirming Sales & Marketing Was in Compliance with Law


Federal Office of Inspector General (OIG) annually confirmed Purdue’s sales and marketing compliance with its Corporate Integrity Agreement.


Management and outside counsel confirmed to the board that Purdue continued to remain in compliance.

Board Report, Q2 2008

“It appears that Purdue has successfully implemented the initial requirements of its Corporate Integrity Agreement.”

Purdue Quarterly Report to the Board, July 15, 2008


“During the Fifth Reporting Period, no Reportable Events were identified.”

3Q2012 Compliance Report to the Board of Directors, October 5, 2012

Board Report, Q4 2014

“Purdue continues to have strong systems and processes in place… There have been no significant compliance issues in the 4th quarter, or in Full Year 2014.”

Quarterly Compliance Report to Board of Directors 4Q2014, January 16, 2015

Board Report, Q4 2015

“This report focuses on: Positive review of Commercial Compliance program by outside counsel.”

Purdue Quarterly Ethics and Compliance Report to Board of Directors for 4Q2015

Board Report, Q3 2016

“This report focuses on: Update on discretionary improvements of the Commercial Compliance program based on review by outside counsel.”

Purdue Quarterly Ethics and Compliance Report to Board of Directors for 3Q2016

Board Report, Q1 2018

No significant compliance issues to report; We continue to meet or exceed all of our ‘business as usual’ requirements.”

Board of Directors Presentation: Ethics & Compliance Update Pre-Read, March 2018


“[Purdue had] a strong culture; very compliant[,] conservative—we are very, very, very conservative.”

Attorney-Client Privilege, Board Meeting Notes, February 26, 2014

Purdue & Sackler Family Have Provided Unprecedented Transparency Into Purdue Operations & Sackler Wealth

  • The Sackler family supports public release of Purdue documents.
  • Relevant Purdue documents have been provided to plaintiffs’ lawyers & government officials.
  • Sackler family business interests and finances have been disclosed.
  • Purdue has committed to creating a publicly accessible website for viewing its documents.
Purdue Documents

“… more information has been provided with respect to this plan and more specifically with respect to the elements of a settlement with the Sacklers than I have ever seen, and I would daresay have ever been provided in any Chapter 11 case

“… the non-consenting state claimants have every scrap of information that they need to do their jobs as the chief legal officers of the states that they represent to make a choice, and before making that choice on the plan, to negotiate.”

Judge Robert Drain, March 2020

No Other Company in Opioid Litigation Has Shared so Much Information


Allergan, Teva Accused of Hiding ‘Critical’ Opioid Info

September 1, 2020[1]


Walmart Hid That It Was Under Criminal Investigation for Its Opioid Sales, Lawyers Say

April 13, 2020[2]


Tennessee judge holds drug firm in contempt over discovery

May 8, 2020[3]

Raymond Sackler Family Members Who Served on Purdue’s Board

MemberDates Served on Purdue’s Board
Raymond Sackler (deceased)October 2, 1990 to July 17, 2017
Beverly Sackler (deceased)January 15, 1993 to October 14, 2017
Jonathan Sackler (deceased)October 2, 1990 to December 8, 2018
Richard SacklerOctober 2, 1990 to July 24, 2018
David SacklerJuly 19, 2012 to August 14, 2018

Purdue Documents Will Eventually be Uploaded to Website Available for Public Review

Beginning in December 2020, with the Sackler family’s consent, hundreds of documents in Purdue’s bankruptcy case that were confidential for years began being rapidly released and show that:

  • Sackler family members who served on Purdue’s board conducted themselves ethically and lawfully.
  • Purdue’s board was repeatedly assured by management that sales and marketing were in compliance with the law since 2007.  
Purdue Documents