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Moriarty Tribunal Report issues

  • Matheson
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • July 29 2011

In March the long awaited second and final report of the Moriarty Tribunal of Inquiry established in 1997 was published

First trial and conviction under Canadian Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act

  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
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  • Canada
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  • February 19 2014

Nazir Karigar was found guilty in August 2013 of agreeing to offer a bribe to an Air India and another Indian government official, contrary to

Airport shuttle company, real estate firms penalized for straw donor schemes in California

  • Wiley Rein LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • January 24 2013

This past November, Go Lorrie, an airport shuttle company in San Francisco, and two of its executives pleaded guilty to money laundering charges in

Singapore Court of Appeal upholds ruling on legal entitlement to assets of deposed Philippines premier, Ferdinand E Marcos

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • Philippines, Singapore
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  • February 14 2014

In 1986, the President of the Philippines, Mr Ferdinand E. Marcos, was deposed by a non-violent coup later popularised as the ‘People Power

Are we criminalizing politics as usual? Case against former Virginia Governor

  • Morvillo Abramowitz Grand Iason & Anello PC
  • -
  • USA
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  • March 5 2014

From time immemorial political leaders have used gifts and favorswhatever had value in a given eraas a means of gaining and maintaining power. In

"Honest Services" statute

  • Hodgson Russ LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • January 30 2014

Former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell may not have violated any Virginia statutes, yet he and his wife both face criminal prosecution under the

Lobbying and campaign contributions as honest-services fraud: two appellate courts weigh in

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 1 2013

In the span of three weeks, two courts of appeals have passed on the quid pro quo element for a bribery conviction under 18 U.S.C. Section 1346, the

Corporate crime update August 2013 - Australia

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • August 19 2013

On 10 July 2013, News Limited reported that the South Australian Office of Public Integrity (OPI) has been asked to investigate a series of

New Mexico state court allows plaintiffs to continue on fraud against Taxpayers Act claims involving RMBS

  • Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 28 2011

On February 7, 2011, a New Mexico court issued an order in State of New Mexico, ex rel. Foy v. Vanderbilt Capital, allowing plaintiffs to continue to pursue claims under New Mexico's Fraud Against Taxpayers Act (the "FATA") against a variety of defendants in connection with New Mexico's investments in certain CDOs backed by allegedly misrepresented mortgage assets

A fiery dissertation - the third conviction under the UK Bribery Act 2010

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • April 30 2013

On 23 April 2013, Mr Yang Li was the third individual to be convicted under the UK Bribery Act 2010 after he attempted to bribe his tutor. Mr Li, a