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SEC files another fraud action tied to the municipal bond market

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 15 2013

The SEC filed another settled financial fraud action tied to the municipal bond market which is clearly an area of increasing focus. This proceeding

Corruption digest

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • Italy
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  • 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

Corruption digest

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

Former Prime Minister, Mr Ehud Olmert, denies accusations that he accepted bribes to promote construction housing projects

The new era of FCPA enforcement

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • Global, USA
  • -
  • August 29 2011

It has been over thirty years since the U.S. became the first country to pass anti-corruption legislation known as the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act

Corruption digest

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • November 16 2010

The High Court was told last month that businessman Jim Kennedy has denied claims by former lobbyist Frank Dunlop that he gave £25,000 to Mr Dunlop in 1992 to buy councillors' votes for a re-zoning of lands at Carrickmines

Corruption digest

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • Russia
  • -
  • August 21 2012

The chief of the Defense Ministry’s territorial construction department, Mr Sergei Busov, allegedly demanded 1.7 million rubles from a representative from the northwestern branch of the Oboronoenergo energy company in return for a money transfer to the branch’s bank account in payment for work done

Corruption digest

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

It has been alleged by former Director of General Police, Mr R..B Sreekumar, that chief minister, Mr Narendra Modi, cleared the use of secret service funds to derail a public interest litigation in the Supreme Court for fear it would damage Mr Modi and his government

The FCPA, foreign officials and state owned enterprises

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 28 2011

Since the FCPA only applies to foreign officials, the definition of that term is critical to the application of the statute

Another bid rigging indictment in the municipal market

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 24 2012

The on-going investigations into bid rigging in the municipal bond market are a continuing focus for the DOJ as well as the SEC

Corruption digest - Thailand

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • Thailand
  • -
  • November 16 2010

It has been reported that the former Bangkok Governor, Bhichit Rattakul, has denied taking bribes or abusing his authority when buying land at an inflated price 13 years ago