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Corruption digest

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
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  • China
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  • November 18 2011

It has been claimed that former chairman and president of China Mobile’s Chongqing branch, Mr Shen Changfu, accepted bribes totalling 36.2 million yuan (US$5.68 million) from major telecom-equipment makers, including Ericsson and Huawei, in return for equipment procurement contracts

Angela Aguilar

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
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  • 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

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

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

Corruption digest

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • Indonesia
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  • 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
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  • 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

Corruption digest

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • Hong Kong
  • -
  • March 19 2012

Further to the January edition of the Corruption Digest, two former directors of a Swire Pacific subsidiary, Mr Lionel Krieger and Mr James Tam Ping-cheong have been imprisoned for three years and three months for conspiring to bribe former secretary for transport and public works, Me Ao Man-Long

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

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