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Corruption digest - investigation by global witness on carbon emission deal leads to arrest

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 23 2010

The CEO of the UK based Carbon Harvesting Corporation (CHC), Mike Foster, has been arrested by the City of London Police's Overseas Anti-Corruption Unit, following an investigation by Global Witness into a bribery allegation in Liberia involving the trade of carbon credits

Single agency to tackle white collar crime

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
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  • July 23 2010

The Government is considering the creation of a new agency from the enforcement division of the Financial Services Authority, the Serious Fraud Office, the City of London Police's Economic Crime Directorate and the Fraud Unit at the Crown Prosecution Service

Bribery Act

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
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  • July 23 2010

The Government has announced that the Act will come into force in April 2011

Crown Prosecution Service officer jailed for taking bribe

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 23 2010

Safraz Ibrahim, a senior Crown Prosecution Service officer in Wales, has been jailed for accepting a bribe of £20,000, to use his position to discontinue an assault charge

Briton freed from jail

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • Afghanistan, United Kingdom
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  • July 23 2010

Following the report in the May Corruption Digest, Bill Shaw, the Kabul manager of British security company G4S, who was given a two year sentence for bribery, has been cleared by the Afghan Court of Appeal and released

Fine for corrupt city stockbroker

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • July 23 2010

Simon Eagle, a former city stockbroker was given a £2.8 million fine for his part in a share ramping scheme

Former CEO jailed for insurance bribes

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 16 2010

It has been reported that the former Chief Executive of PWS International Limited (PWS), Mr Julian Messent, has admitted to paying "very substantial bribes" to win overseas contracts

Law firm to sue former head of India group

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • December 9 2010

Denton Wilde Sapte is suing the former head of its India group, Ms Gauri Advani, who is alleged to have been involved in an illegal act

International bribery investigation into private equity firm

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • December 9 2010

Private equity group, Candover, has been hit by a international bribery investigation, with five arrests in Britain and allegations of the payment of millions of dollars into offshore tax havens

SFO to adopt a zero tolerance approach

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 22 2010

It has been reported that the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) is to adopt "a zero tolerance approach" towards companies that offer "kick backs" to foreign government officials in return for favourable treatment