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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
  • 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


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

Further to the July 2011, November 2011 and July 2012 editions of the Digest, the German banker convicted of taking an illegal payment from Formula One boss Mr Bernie Ecclestone has been sentenced to eight and a half years imprisonment


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

The former president of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC), Mr Mohammed bin Hammam, has been suspended for 30 days after a year-long internal audit of AFC accounts revealed "infringements" regarding the "execution of certain contracts" and interference with AFC bank accounts