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London 2012 Olympic Games

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • Global, United Kingdom
  • -
  • October 20 2011

Historically Olympic boxing competitions have battled repeated allegations of corruption

BAE systems

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 24 2011

The Department of State has announced that it entered into a civil settlement with BAE Systems plc for alleged violations of the Arms Export Control Act (AECA) and the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR

Corruption digest

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • South Korea
  • -
  • January 19 2012

An aide to a brother of President Lee Myung-bak has been arrested for allegedly taking bribes from the chairman of SLS Group, Mr Lee Kuk-chul, in return for business favours

Corruption digest

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

President Museveni has announced to members of the National Resistance Movement’s Central Executive Committee that he is investigating Justice Minister Kahinda Otafiire following an intelligence briefing that the minister masterminded the leaked oil bribery documents which accused Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi and ministers Mr Sam Kutesa and Mr Hilary Onek of taking bribes to influence the award of oil deals

Corruption digest

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

A Canadian media report has alleged that in 2007, minister for heavy industry, Mr Praful Patel, accepted $250,000 from an Indian-born Canadian citizen, Mr Nazir Karigar, during his tenure as civil aviation minister, to try and secure a $100 million contract for a facial-recognition system for Air India

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

Corruption digest - Argentina

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

The minister for Energy, Daniel Cameron, faces corruption charges that relate to the alleged payment of bribes paid by Skanska, the Swedish construction company, in order to secure a contract for pipelines in 2005

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

Diageo

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

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has charged one of the world’s largest producers of premium alcoholic beverages with widespread violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) stemming from more than six years of improper payments to government officials in India, Thailand, and South Korea

British pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca indicted in Serbia

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

AstraZeneca has been indicted for alleged bribery