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The Africa sting cases

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 16 2012

As previously reported, last month, upon the government’s request, U.S. District Court Judge Richard Leon dismissed 19 indictments in the so-called Africa Sting cases

Corruption digest

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • Sweden
  • -
  • April 16 2012

Two former executives of AB Volvo’s construction equipment unit, Mr Rune Lundberg and Mr Hakan Nirstedt, were found guilty of offering 24 million kronor ($3.6 million) in bribes through the U.N.’s oil-for-food program in Iraq

Corruption digest

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • Hong Kong
  • -
  • March 19 2012

Further to the January edition of the Corruption Digest, two former directors of a Swire Pacific subsidiary, Mr Lionel Krieger and Mr James Tam Ping-cheong have been imprisoned for three years and three months for conspiring to bribe former secretary for transport and public works, Me Ao Man-Long

Former Chairman and CEO of Kellogg Brown & Root (KBR)

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 19 2012

Albert “Jack” Stanley has been sentenced to 30 months in prison for conspiracy to violate the FCPA by participating in a decade-long scheme to bribe Nigerian government officials to obtain engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contracts and for conspiring to commit mail and wire fraud as part of a separate kickback scheme

U.S. v. Bizjet International Sales and Support, Inc

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 19 2012

This is a case in which the company was charged in a one-count criminal information

Corruption digest

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • Italy
  • -
  • March 19 2012

Further to articles contained in the October 2011, January 2012 and February 2012 editions of the Corruption Digest, judges have ended former prime minister, Mr Silvio Berlusconi’s, trial, as the statute of limitation meant that too much time had elapsed for a verdict to be reached

Former CEO and executives of Nobel Corp

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 19 2012

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has filed civil charges against Mark Jackson, former CEO of Swiss oil services company Nobel Corp., and two other executives for violating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) from 2003 through 2007

U.S. v. Duperval

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 19 2012

This is an FCPA related action against Jean Duperval, the former director of international relations for Telecommnications D’Haiti S.A.M. or Haiti Teleco

Africa Sting cases

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 19 2012

In January 2010 the DOJ announced that twenty-two executives and employees of companies in the military and law enforcement products industry had been indicted for conspiring to bribe foreign government officials to obtain and retain business

John O’Shea

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 20 2012

John O’Shea, a former general manager of Texas-based ABB Inc. accused of FCPA violations and a cover up of payments made to officials of Mexico’s Comisión Federal de Electricidad (CFE) through a Mexican sales agent, Esimex, was acquitted of charges that he bribed officials of the Mexican state-owned electric utility in connection with trying to get a contract to build a “smart grid” in Mexico