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Fourth person charged in Innospec corruption inquiry

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

Further to articles contained in the November 2011, December 2011 and February 2012 editions of the Corruption Digest, former Regional Sales Director for the Asia-Pacific region for Innospec, Mr Miltos Papachristos, has been charged with corruption in relation to contracts in Indonesia

Corruption digest

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • Greece
  • -
  • March 19 2012

Following a decade-old bribery scandal, Siemens and Greece have reached a 270 million euro ($336 million) out-of-court settlement

News Corporation

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

In the wake of allegations of police bribery by journalists at the News of the World, U.S. lawmakers have called for investigations into whether Rupert Murdoch’s News Corporation, which is incorporated in the United States, violated the FCPA by allegedly bribing law enforcement officials to gain access to private telephone information and records

Corruption digest

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

A Media Markt manager, his wife and three business partners were arrested for alleged bribery and corruption at retailer Metro AG’s (MEO.XE) units Media Markt and Saturn

Johnson & Johnson

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

As reported in the April Corruption Digest, last month, Johnson & Johnson settled an FCPA enforcement action

Corruption digest

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • Bangladesh, Canada
  • -
  • September 27 2011

SNC-Lavalin, the engineering company, had its offices outside of Toronto raided by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (“RCMP”) in connection with a corruption probe into the World Bank-funded Padma Bridge Project in Bangladesh

Corruption digest

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • China
  • -
  • March 19 2012

The former manager of China National Coal Group, Mr Zhang Baoshan, has received eight years' imprisonment for allegedly accepting more than 2.8 million yuan (HK$3.4 million) from three energy companies between 2007 and 2009

Corruption digest

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • Central & South America, Global
  • -
  • December 22 2011

FIFA has announced that it wishes to speak to 10 Carribean officials in connection with an alleged bribery-for-votes scandal

Impact of the Bribery Act

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • July 27 2011

BHP Billiton Ltd., the world’s largest mining company, has reportedly banned the use of facilitation payments to bring it in line with the Act, which came into force on 1 July 2011

Latin Node Inc. executive

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

The Justice Department has announced that Jorge Granados, a former chief executive officer of Florida-based telecommunications company Latin Node Inc. (LatiNode) has been sentenced to 46 months in prison for paying bribes to former government officials in Honduras