Yes. Charitable donations made by Companies may take the form of dinner invitations for a fundraising dinner or participating in other recreational events such as a fundraising golf tournament, if arranged by a charitable or other non-profit philanthropic organisation. The company may use some or all of its ticket allotment for its own employees and return any unused portion to the sponsoring charitable or non-profit philanthropic organisation for use as the sponsoring organisation sees fit. However, the company should not invite HCPs to attend such an event at the company’s expense. Furthermore, the company is not permitted to suggest to the sponsoring organisation, the names of HCPs who could be invited to attend the event, irrespective of whether or not the specified HCPs will be seated at the company’s table.
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