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Anti-corruption digest

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
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  • Global, USA
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  • September 17 2012

Canadian-based Nordion, Inc. has indicated to US and Canadian regulators that it may have uncovered possible violations of the FCPA and the corresponding Canadian anti-corruption statute, the Canadian Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act. Nordion, based in Ottawa, supplies medical isotopes and had revenue of $274 million in the US in 2011

Corruption digest

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • Germany
  • -
  • August 21 2012

Further to the July 2011, November 2011 and July 2012 editions of the Digest, the German banker convicted of taking an illegal payment from Formula One boss Mr Bernie Ecclestone has been sentenced to eight and a half years imprisonment

Corruption digest

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • Malaysia
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  • August 21 2012

The former president of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC), Mr Mohammed bin Hammam, has been suspended for 30 days after a year-long internal audit of AFC accounts revealed "infringements" regarding the "execution of certain contracts" and interference with AFC bank accounts

Corruption digest

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • Taiwan
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  • August 21 2012

A former legislator and top official in Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou's government, Mr Lin Yi-shih, has admitted to receiving NT$63 million (US$2.15m) in bribes

Sensata Technologies

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 21 2012

According to the company’s quarterly report, the DOJ has ended its investigation into whether Sensata Technologies violated the FCPA

Corruption digest

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • Russia
  • -
  • August 21 2012

A senior operative at the Kabardino-Balkaria Interior Ministry's Department for Economic Security and Combating Corruption has been accused of receiving a 100,000 rouble bribe

Corruption digest

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • China
  • -
  • August 21 2012

An Alibaba subsidiary president, Mr Yan Limin, has been arrested for allegedly accepting bribes

Corruption digest

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • Israel
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  • August 21 2012

Former Jerusalem mayor, Mr Uri Lupolianski, has been accused of accepting bribes of between NIS 2 million and NIS 2

Journalists arrested for alleged bribes

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • August 21 2012

According to Scotland Yard, two journalists have been arrested by detectives investigating alleged corrupt payments to public officials

Corruption digest

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • Russia
  • -
  • August 21 2012

The chief of the Defense Ministry’s territorial construction department, Mr Sergei Busov, allegedly demanded 1.7 million rubles from a representative from the northwestern branch of the Oboronoenergo energy company in return for a money transfer to the branch’s bank account in payment for work done