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Prosecutions

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 23 2010

The SEC has filed charges against Veraz Networks, Inc., a Californian telecommunications company, for FCPA violations. According to the complaint filed, the violations relate to improper payments made to foreign officials in China and Vietnam to win business

Investigations

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 23 2010

Since the report in the June Corruption Digest, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has commenced its controls compliance investigation of pharmaceutical and other companies doing business in or with countries designated as state sponsors of terror

Settlements

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 23 2010

A joint venture between Snamprogetti Netherlands B.V (Snamprogetti), Kellogg Brown & Root Inc. (KBR), Technip S.A (Technip) and the Japanese engineering and construction company (JGC) was formed to bid for and to obtain engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contracts worth more than $6 billion in Nigeria

Legislation

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 22 2010

New whistle-blower program that could lead to huge cash rewards for individuals who provide information about securities law violations to the SEC, including violations of the FCPA

ABB

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • Mexico, USA
  • -
  • October 22 2010

In late September, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) charged Zurich, Switzerland-based ABB with various violations of the FCPA

Sovereign wealth funds

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 22 2011

Sources are claiming that the SEC is investigating whether banks and private equity firms have violated the FCPA in dealings with sovereign wealth funds

The UK’s Bribery Act of 2010: the obligations and risks it imposes on US employers with business in the UK

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • -
  • February 21 2011

The UK Bribery Act is expected to come into force shortly

RINO International Corporation

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 22 2011

RINO International Corporation ("RINO"), a Nevada corporation with all of its operating subsidiaries and affiliates based in China, recently disclosed in a filing with the SEC that it is the subject of a formal investigation by the SEC, including with respect to Foreign Corrupt Practices Act ("FCPA") compliance

Maxwell Technologies

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 22 2011

Maxwell Technologies, Inc. (“Maxwell”) have settled FCPA charges with the DOJ as well as the SEC

Innospec

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 22 2011

The SEC recently announced that Paul Jennings, the former CEO of Innospec, a global specialty chemical company, agreed to pay more than $229,000 in penalties to settle FCPA charges in connection with alleged bribes of Iraqi and Indonesian officials to win contracts