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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


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


A tale of two Ponzi schemes
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • September 19 2012

Ponzi schemes seem to be everywhere


This week in securities litigation (week ending October 26, 2012)
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Hong Kong, United Kingdom, USA
  • October 26 2012

The focus this week was on white collar criminal securities cases


Senior BP executive allegedly took bribes
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 17 2012

BP’s global chartering manager, Mr Lars Dencker Nielsen, allegedly accepted cash payments in return for giving multi-million pound contracts to a shipping magnate


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

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


Potato supplier paid bribes
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 22 2012

The finance director of Cambridge potato supplier, Greenvale AP, has been convicted of paying £5million worth of bribes to Sainsbury’s buyer, Mr John Maylam, in exchange for securing a £40 million pound contract


Anti-corruption digest
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Global, United Kingdom, USA
  • 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:


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

The Commission improved its trial record this week, prevailing in a ten day jury trial centered on fraud in connection with the sale of mortgage


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