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Anti-corruption update - May 2013

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
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  • Croatia, India, Kazakhstan, Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom, USA
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  • May 17 2013

Total SA, the French oil and gas giant, announced in its third quarter earnings release that it has set aside 308 million Euros ($398 million) to pay

This week in securities litigation (week ending September 19, 2014)

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
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  • Australia, Hong Kong, United Kingdom, USA
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  • September 19 2014

The Commission continued with broken windows this week. Twenty Rule 105 short selling cases were filed in a group. Last week another group of broken

Rail executive and wife commit suicide after being caught taking bribes

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 19 2012

Following the conclusion of criminal proceedings and the recent lifting of reporting restrictions, it is reported that a railway executive, Mr Anthony Burgess, and his wife, Mrs Marian Burgess, killed themselves at their home in January 2009, after Mr Burgess allegedly took bribes from two contractors

Two more charged in Innospec probe

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 22 2011

Former chief executive of Associated Octel Corp. (subsequently renamed Innospec Ltd), Mr Dennis Kerrison, and his successor, Mr Paul Jennings, were charged at a London court with two counts of conspiracy to corrupt

Anti-corruption digest

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
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  • Bangladesh, Bulgaria, China, Georgia, Greece, India, South Korea, United Kingdom, USA
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  • October 22 2012

Last month Tyco International Ltd. agreed to pay $26.8 million to resolve U.S. charges that it paid bribes to officials of foreign governments and misreported such payments, in violation of the FCPA

Anti-Corruption Digest - September 2013

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
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  • Australia, Brazil, China, Germany, Indonesia, Japan, Uganda, United Kingdom, USA
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  • October 4 2013

Further evidence of the trend toward civil actions arising out of various governments’ anti-bribery investigations may be found in the case of

Further arrests in tabloid bribery investigation

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 19 2012

Further to articles contained in the November 2011, January 2012 and February 2012 editions of the Corruption Digest, five more employees of The Sun newspaper have been arrested for alleged bribes to police and other officials

This week in securities litigation (December 9, 2011)

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
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  • United Kingdom, USA
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  • December 9 2011

The collapse of MF Global was a key topic on Capital Hill this week

Senior BP executive allegedly took bribes

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • May 17 2012

BP’s global chartering manager, Mr Lars Dencker Nielsen, allegedly accepted cash payments in return for giving multi-million pound contracts to a shipping magnate

Protecting investors in the U.S. and abroad

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
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  • Australia, Hong Kong, United Kingdom, USA
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  • May 23 2012

The SEC faces a variety of issues in protecting U.S. investors in the capital markets of this country