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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

British firm accused of paying a £14.4m bribe

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • June 22 2012

The Serious Fraud Office is investigating claims that a supplier of communications equipment to the Saudi national guard, GPT Special Project Management, made payments totaling £14.4m to a Cayman Islands company, Simec International, between July 2007 and July 2010

Single agency to tackle white collar crime

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • 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

Anti-Corruption Digest - September 2013

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • Australia, Brazil, China, Germany, Indonesia, Japan, Uganda, United Kingdom, USA
  • -
  • October 4 2013

Further evidence of the trend toward civil actions arising out of various governments’ anti-bribery investigations may be found in the case of

First prosecution under the Bribery Act 2010 reaches the Court of Appeal

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • August 21 2012

Further to the September 2011 edition of the Digest, the Court of Appeal has reduced Mr Munir Patel’s sentence

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

Parliamentary inquiry into BAE systems' dealings in Tanzania

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

The British arms and aircraft firm BAE Systems has been heavily criticized by a UK parliamentary inquiry into a corruption case surrounding an air traffic radar control deal with Tanzania

SFO to adopt a zero tolerance approach

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • 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

OECD report on the SFO and the Bribery Act

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • April 2 2012

The OECD Working Group On Bribery highlighted the efforts the UK in the anti-corruption area in a most recent report

Former CEO of Alba charged with corruption and money laundering

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

Further to the article contained in the November 2011 edition of the Corruption Digest, former CEO of Alba, Mr Bruce Allan Hall, has been extradited from Australia and charged with corruption offences in relation to contracts for the supply of goods and services to a Bahraini company between 1998 and 2006