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SFO prevails in first contested overseas corruption trial
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • June 18 2014

The U.K.'s Serious Frauds Office prevailed in its first overseas corruption trial, securing a jury verdict in its favor and against two former


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 November 30, 2013)
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Hong Kong, United Kingdom, USA
  • December 1 2013

This week the SEC and the DOJ filed FCPA Actions against oil services company Weatherford International. The company became the newest member of the


Bitcoin - could Beijing make or break it? - part three
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • China, European Union, Hong Kong, United Kingdom, USA
  • December 13 2013

The nature and prospects of "virtual currencies", and bitcoin in particular, have been keenly debated. These issues again attracted attention when


Anti-corruption digest
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Global, United Kingdom, USA
  • March 22 2013

Former Detroit mayor Kwame Kilpatrick has been found guilty of 24 charges ranging from racketeering to bribery. The verdict followed over 70 days of


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


This week in securities litigation (week ending June 6, 2014)
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Hong Kong, United Kingdom, USA
  • June 5 2014

The SEC had mixed results in court this week. A Manhattan jury returned a verdict against the agency in a high profile and long-running insider


This week in securities litigation (week ending June 20, 2014)
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Australia, European Union, Hong Kong, Japan, United Kingdom, USA
  • June 19 2014

High speed trading and conflict of interest in the market place were the topics of the week. Two Senate committees held hearings on the issues which


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


Bitcoin - turbulent waters - part seven
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • China, European Union, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore, United Kingdom, USA
  • March 4 2014

"Virtual currencies", and bitcoin in particular, continued to attract a lot of attention. The sudden demise of Mt. Gox (Japan), one of the largest