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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

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

Parametric technology corp.

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

In an SEC filing, Massachusetts-based software company Parametric Technology Corp. disclosed that it has notifed the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the SEC that it is conducting an internal investigation into possible FCPA violations by its business partners in China

Former Innospec Inc executive charged

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • -
  • November 18 2011

Former Innospec Inc executive, Dr David Turner, was charged at a London court for allegedly bribing Iraqi and Indonesian officials between 2002 and 2008 to secure government contracts

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

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

Noble Corporation

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 22 2012

In February 2012, the SEC brought FCPA claims against three oil services executives associated with Noble Corporation: Thomas O’Rourke, Mark Jackson and James Ruehlen

Goldman Sachs

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

In an SEC filing, Goldman Sachs acknowledged that the SEC is looking into whether the bank violated the FCPA

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

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