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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
  • 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
  • Global, Switzerland
  • August 21 2012

According to court documents released by Switzerland's supreme court, former FIFA president, Mr Joao Havelange, and former FIFA executive committee member, Mr Ricardo Teixeira, took payments from marketing partner, International Sport and Leisure (ISL


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

The former chair of the National Patriotic Party, Mr Cyril Allen, has accused President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf of bribing members of the 53rd legislature to approve the US$649.72 million multi-year fiscal budget


NORDAM Group
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • August 21 2012

The NORDAM Group Inc., which provides aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul services, has agreed to pay a $2 million penalty to resolve FCPA claims brought against it by the DOJ


Halliburton
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • August 21 2012

Oil and gas services provider Halliburton has opened an investigation into payments made by operations in Angola and Iraq


Prison officers allegedly took bribes from newspapers
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 21 2012

Two high security prison officers at separate jails have been arrested for allegedly taking thousands of pounds in bribes from the media


Orthofix
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • August 21 2012

Medical device manufacturer Orthofix has entered into a settlement with the DOJ and the SEC to resolve FCPA claims stemming from activities in Mexico


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

The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission Chairman, Mr Isaac Hassan, and senior officials at the Foreign Affairs Ministry are reported to have been accused of demanding a Sh30 million (US$357,000) bribe from 4G Identity Solutions in return for awarding a tender to supply Biometric Voter Registration kits


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

Kyrgyz Social Development Minister, Mr Ravshan Sabirov, has been accused of extorting bribes