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Angela Aguilar

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

In a related matter, the government has agreed to vacate the conviction of Angela Aguilar pending its appeal of Judge Matz’s dismissal of the indictments against Ms. Aguilar’s co-defendants, Lindsay Manufacturing, Keith Lindsey and Steve Lee

Corruption digest - Algeria

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • Algeria
  • -
  • May 23 2011

An Algerian court has sentenced Mohamed Meziane, the former chief executive officer of Algeria's state-run energy company Sonatrach, to a two year prison term (including one suspended) for embezzlement of public funds

John O’Shea

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 20 2012

John O’Shea, a former general manager of Texas-based ABB Inc. accused of FCPA violations and a cover up of payments made to officials of Mexico’s Comisión Federal de Electricidad (CFE) through a Mexican sales agent, Esimex, was acquitted of charges that he bribed officials of the Mexican state-owned electric utility in connection with trying to get a contract to build a “smart grid” in Mexico

SEC enforcement the first deferred prosecution agreement

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 23 2011

The SEC and Tenaris SA resolved a FCPA case with the Commission's first deferred prosecution agreement

Corruption digest

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • Indonesia
  • -
  • January 19 2012

Secretary to the Youth and Sports Minister, Mr Wafid Muharam, allegedly accepted three cheques worth Rp. 3.2 billion (US$325,000) in return for rigging bids for the athletes’ village construction project for the SEA Games in Palembang, South Sumatra

Corruption digest

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • Italy
  • -
  • July 27 2011

A Milan appeals court has ordered prime minister Silvio Berlusconi’s holding company Fininvest to pay 560 million in damages to the rival media group Compagnie Industriali Riunite (“CIR”) in relation to a bribery case

Citigroup global marks, inc

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

The Commission appealed the determination by District Court Judge Rakoff to not approve the proposed settlement in this case

Rail executive and wife commit suicide after being caught taking bribes

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • January 19 2012

Following the conclusion of criminal proceedings and the recent lifting of reporting restrictions, it is reported that a railway executive, Mr Anthony Burgess, and his wife, Mrs Marian Burgess, killed themselves at their home in January 2009, after Mr Burgess allegedly took bribes from two contractors

The Africa sting cases

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 16 2012

As previously reported, last month, upon the government’s request, U.S. District Court Judge Richard Leon dismissed 19 indictments in the so-called Africa Sting cases

Corruption digest

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • Italy
  • -
  • February 20 2012

Further to articles contained in the October 2011 and January 2012 editions of Corruption Digest, a Milan appeals court has set a hearing on February 18 to consider a petition by Mr Silvio Berlusconi to challenge the judges in a Milan trial where Mr Berlusconi stands accused of bribing tax lawyer, Mr David Mills