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Corruption digest
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Italy
  • February 20 2012

Further to articles contained in the October 2011 and January 2012 editions of Corruption Digest, a Milan appeals court has set a hearing on February 18 to consider a petition by Mr Silvio Berlusconi to challenge the judges in a Milan trial where Mr Berlusconi stands accused of bribing tax lawyer, Mr David Mills


Two senior Conservative councillors held in bribery investigation
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 20 2012

Two senior councillors have been arrested on suspicion of corruption in a public office


Corruption digest
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Spain
  • February 20 2012

The former President of Spain’s Valencia region, Mr Francisco Camps, has been acquitted of allegedly accepting C30,000 ($39,000) in suits in return for handing out lucrative government contracts


SEC settles suitability case tied to selling CDOs to schools
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • September 28 2011

The Commission brought another enforcement action arising out of the multi-million loss suffered by five Wisconsin school districts induced to purchase highly leveraged notes tied to the performance of synthetic collateralized debt obligations or CDOs


Corruption digest
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • India
  • November 18 2011

It has been alleged by former Director of General Police, Mr R..B Sreekumar, that chief minister, Mr Narendra Modi, cleared the use of secret service funds to derail a public interest litigation in the Supreme Court for fear it would damage Mr Modi and his government


Corruption digest
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Ukraine
  • February 20 2012

A Ukrainian MP, Mr Roman Zabzalyuk was allegedly given a $450,000 bribe to leave the opposition


Corruption digest
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • India
  • February 20 2012

The Pujab Deputy Chief Minister and ruling Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president, Mr Sukhbir Singh Badal, has been accused of demanding a Rs. 1 crore ($200,000) bribe from a Punjab Indian Administrative Service officer, Mr V.K. Janjua, at a time when the party is seeking to return to power


Schools deceive Ofsted by bribing problem pupils
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 20 2012

Schools have been accused of bribing problem pupils to stay away from school during Ofsted inspections


The new era of FCPA enforcement
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Global, USA
  • August 29 2011

It has been over thirty years since the U.S. became the first country to pass anti-corruption legislation known as the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act


Corruption digest
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Spain
  • July 27 2011

Francisco Camps, the president of the regional government in Valencia and Popular Party member, has been indicted on bribery charges at the High Court in Valencia