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Anti-corruption digest

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
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  • Global, United Kingdom, USA
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  • December 21 2012

Several U.S. mayors are on trial for, under investigation for, or have just been found guilty of charges related to extortion and bribery. A brief rundown:

Corruption digest

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • South Korea, USA
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  • May 17 2012

South Korean First Lady Ms Kim Yoon-ok’s cousin, Mr Kim Jae-hong, has been sentenced to two years imprisonment and fined 390 million won for accepting bribes in return for helping Jeil Savings Bank avoid regulatory penalties

Corruption digest

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • Australia
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  • April 16 2012

Further to the March edition of the Corruption Digest, the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) has announced that it will not investigate directors of allegedly corrupt Reserve Bank subsidiaries despite a federal police referral

Corruption digest

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

The House of Assembly is to investigate the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Budget, Finance and Investment Promotion chairman, Mr Paddy Zhanda, after he allegedly sought bribes from the Governor of the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ), Dr Gideon Gono, in return for dropping the committee’s investigations into the central bank’s activities

Investigation into alleged £2 billion UK-Saudi contract may be blocked

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

It has been alleged that bribes were accepted by the Saudi royal family from military defence company GPT, a British subsidiary of EADS, in return for securing a £2 billion Saudi Arabian contract to provide communications and cyberwarfare capability

Corruption digest

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • Global
  • -
  • October 20 2011

In a recent annual review of the World Bank’s anti-graft unit’s work, it seems that many countries are failing to follow through with investigations of corrupt conduct referred to them by bank officials

Corruption digest

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • India
  • -
  • October 20 2011

A number of financial service firms have had charges filed against executives in an alleged bribes-for-loans case

Businessman charged with corruption by SFO

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

Bill Lowther, a British businessman and former deputy chairman of Securency, is being investigated by the SFO in the UK for allegedly conspiring to corruptly pay for the son of the then governor of Vietnam’s state-owned bank to be educated at Durham University in order to secure a lucrative contract

Corruption digest

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • Australia, Germany
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  • September 27 2011

Christian Boillot, a former sales executive for Note Printing Australia, a currency firm wholly owned by the Reserve Bank of Australia, has been extradited from Germany to face bribery charges

Corrpution digest

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • Australia, Malaysia
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  • July 27 2011

Australian and Malaysian authorities have charged six people and two companies with bribery related to currency-printing contracts won by Securency International