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Anti-corruption digest - June 2013
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Global, United Kingdom, USA
  • June 21 2013

French oil and gas giant Total SA has entered into a three-year deferred prosecution agreement ("DPA") with the U.S. Department of Justice ("DOJ") to

Alstom directors refused permission to challenge SFO searches
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • France, United Kingdom
  • July 27 2011

Two directors of the French company’s UK unit have been refused permission for Judicial Review in order to challenge searches of their homes by the Serious Fraud Office (“SFO”

Anti-corruption digest - July 2014
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Argentina, South Korea, Spain, Tanzania, United Kingdom, USA, China, Czech Republic, France, Greece, Italy, Japan
  • July 21 2014

Two executives of oil drilling contractor Noble Corp. settled bribery charges with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission just days

C-MAR directors face bribery trial
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 27 2011

C-MAR, the Aberdeen-based specialist marine services company, has been charged with corruption along with five of its directors

Nigerian former state governor extradited to UK on corruption charges
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Nigeria, United Kingdom
  • April 27 2011

James Onanefe Ibori, one of Nigeria's wealthiest politicians, has been charged in London with 25 offences relating to money laundering and fraud

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

This week in securities litigation (week ending September 19, 2014)
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Australia, Hong Kong, United Kingdom, USA
  • September 19 2014

The Commission continued with broken windows this week. Twenty Rule 105 short selling cases were filed in a group. Last week another group of broken

This week in securities litigation (week ending April 4, 2014)
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Australia, Hong Kong, United Kingdom, USA
  • April 3 2014

High speed trading and insider trading were key topics this week. Author Michael Lewis released a new book on high speed trading and, in an interview

This week in securities litigation (week ending February 21, 2014)
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Australia, United Kingdom, USA
  • February 20 2014

The SEC filed two civil injunctive actions this week. Once focused on an investment fraud scheme in which interests were sold in what was falsely

Anti-corruption update - May 2013
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Croatia, India, Kazakhstan, Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom, USA
  • May 17 2013

Total SA, the French oil and gas giant, announced in its third quarter earnings release that it has set aside 308 million Euros ($398 million) to pay