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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 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

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 February 28, 2014)
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Japan, United Kingdom, USA, Canada, Hong Kong
  • February 27 2014

The Supreme Court handed down a significant decision, construing SLUSA in the context of suits by investors defrauded investors in the Stanford Ponzi

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

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

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

BAE fined in “Tanzania contract” case
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • February 22 2011

On the 21 December 2010, BAE Systems Plc was fined £500,000 after the company admitted that it had failed to keep adequate accounting records

Anti-corruption digest - April 2013
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Canada, India, Indonesia, Poland, South Korea, Uganda, United Kingdom, USA
  • April 29 2013

On April 22, 2013, Ralph Lauren Corporation entered into non-prosecution agreements with the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) and the United

Former Innospec director pleads guilty to corruption
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 20 2012

Further to the November edition of the Corruption Digest, former Innospec executive, Dr David Turner, appeared before a London court and pleaded guilty to three counts of conspiracy to corrupt