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Anti-corruption digest
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Global, USA
  • September 17 2012

Canadian-based Nordion, Inc. has indicated to US and Canadian regulators that it may have uncovered possible violations of the FCPA and the corresponding Canadian anti-corruption statute, the Canadian Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act. Nordion, based in Ottawa, supplies medical isotopes and had revenue of $274 million in the US in 2011


Corruption digest
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • China
  • August 21 2012

An Alibaba subsidiary president, Mr Yan Limin, has been arrested for allegedly accepting bribes


First prosecution under the Bribery Act 2010 reaches the Court of Appeal
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 21 2012

Further to the September 2011 edition of the Digest, the Court of Appeal has reduced Mr Munir Patel’s sentence


Corruption digest
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Israel
  • August 21 2012

Former Jerusalem mayor, Mr Uri Lupolianski, has been accused of accepting bribes of between NIS 2 million and NIS 2


Journalists arrested for alleged bribes
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 21 2012

According to Scotland Yard, two journalists have been arrested by detectives investigating alleged corrupt payments to public officials


Corruption digest
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Russia
  • August 21 2012

The chief of the Defense Ministry’s territorial construction department, Mr Sergei Busov, allegedly demanded 1.7 million rubles from a representative from the northwestern branch of the Oboronoenergo energy company in return for a money transfer to the branch’s bank account in payment for work done


Corruption digest
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • August 21 2012

Further to the April 2012 edition of the Digest, Mr Thomas Kwok and Mr Raymond Kwok have made a brief court appearance to face allegations that they paid US$4.5 million in bribes to Hong Kong’s former chief secretary, Mr Rafael Hui, in return for information on pending land sales


Corruption digest
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • South Africa
  • August 21 2012

South Africa's ambassador to Oman, Mr Yusuf Saloojee, is reported to have been suspended over corruption claims


Corruption digest
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Croatia
  • August 21 2012

Three former local football officials allegedly took bribes to influence refereeing in First Division matches


Corruption digest
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Belarus
  • August 21 2012

The first deputy chairman of the Minsk city executive committee, Mr Igor Vasilyev, has been detained by the State Security Committee of Belarus for allegedly extorting a US$500,000 bribe from a European investor company in return for securing a US$30 million contract