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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
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  • China
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  • August 21 2012

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

First prosecution under the Bribery Act 2010 reaches the Court of Appeal

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

Further to the September 2011 edition of the Digest, the Court of Appeal has reduced Mr Munir Patel’s sentence

Journalists arrested for alleged bribes

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • 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
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  • 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

Corruption digest

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
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  • Russia
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  • 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

Corruption digest

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
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  • Hong Kong
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  • August 21 2012

Further to the April 2012 edition of the Digest, Mr Thomas Kwok and Mr Raymond Kwok have made a brief court appearance to face allegations that they paid US$4.5 million in bribes to Hong Kong’s former chief secretary, Mr Rafael Hui, in return for information on pending land sales

Corruption digest

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
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  • Belarus
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  • August 21 2012

The first deputy chairman of the Minsk city executive committee, Mr Igor Vasilyev, has been detained by the State Security Committee of Belarus for allegedly extorting a US$500,000 bribe from a European investor company in return for securing a US$30 million contract

Corruption digest

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
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  • Global, Switzerland
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  • August 21 2012

According to court documents released by Switzerland's supreme court, former FIFA president, Mr Joao Havelange, and former FIFA executive committee member, Mr Ricardo Teixeira, took payments from marketing partner, International Sport and Leisure (ISL

Corruption digest

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
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  • Liberia
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  • August 21 2012

The former chair of the National Patriotic Party, Mr Cyril Allen, has accused President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf of bribing members of the 53rd legislature to approve the US$649.72 million multi-year fiscal budget