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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

Diageo

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 27 2011

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has charged one of the world’s largest producers of premium alcoholic beverages with widespread violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) stemming from more than six years of improper payments to government officials in India, Thailand, and South Korea

SEC investigating Bristol-Myers Squibb

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 17 2012

Bristol-Myers Squibb has confirmed that the SEC is investigating its sales and marketing practices in various countries

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

Layne Christensen Company

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 24 2011

Layne Christensen is another company facing an investigation by a law firm that represents shareholders in class actions against publicly traded companies

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

Halliburton Co.

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 18 2011

U.S. oilfield services company Halliburton has disclosed that it is conducting an internal investigation after receiving an anonymous email regarding its Angolan operations

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

Sciclone pharmaceuticals

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 18 2011

SciClone and certain of its directors and officers have agreed to settle the consolidated derivative lawsuits that were filed following the company’s announcement that it was being investigated by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Department of Justice (DOJ) for possible FCPA violations

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