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Angela Aguilar
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • December 22 2011

In a related matter, the government has agreed to vacate the conviction of Angela Aguilar pending its appeal of Judge Matz’s dismissal of the indictments against Ms. Aguilar’s co-defendants, Lindsay Manufacturing, Keith Lindsey and Steve Lee


Walmart
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • December 22 2011

In a quarterly report filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Walmart has disclosed an internal investigation into “whether certain matters, including permitting, licensing and inspections, were in compliance with the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act FCPA.”


Proposed reform to FCPA
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • June 24 2011

The DOJ has declared this to be a “new era” of FCPA enforcement that is characterized by an aggressive application of the statutes by enforcement officials, increasing amounts being paid to settle by business organizations, increasing amounts being paid by business organizations to cooperate with enforcement officials, blue collar tactics employed against individuals and more trials


Allianz SE
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Germany, Indonesia, USA
  • October 20 2011

Allianz SE, Europe’s largest insurer, is reportedly close to reaching a settlement with the Securities and Exchange Commission over allegations that it paid bribes in Indonesia in order to win insurance business


Citigroup global marks, inc
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • December 22 2011

The Commission appealed the determination by District Court Judge Rakoff to not approve the proposed settlement in this case


Latin Node Inc. executive
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • September 27 2011

The Justice Department has announced that Jorge Granados, a former chief executive officer of Florida-based telecommunications company Latin Node Inc. (LatiNode) has been sentenced to 46 months in prison for paying bribes to former government officials in Honduras


Diageo
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • September 27 2011

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has charged one of the world’s largest producers of premium alcoholic beverages with widespread violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) stemming from more than six years of improper payments to government officials in India, Thailand, and South Korea


Businessman charged with corruption by SFO
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA, Vietnam
  • September 27 2011

Bill Lowther, a British businessman and former deputy chairman of Securency, is being investigated by the SFO in the UK for allegedly conspiring to corruptly pay for the son of the then governor of Vietnam’s state-owned bank to be educated at Durham University in order to secure a lucrative contract


Parametric technology corp.
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA, China
  • September 27 2011

In an SEC filing, Massachusetts-based software company Parametric Technology Corp. disclosed that it has notifed the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the SEC that it is conducting an internal investigation into possible FCPA violations by its business partners in China


Corruption digest
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • China, USA
  • September 27 2011

Gloria Arroyo, the former president, faces renewed charges that she personally gained $35 million from a $329 million contract given to a Chinese telecommunication company, ZTE Corp., in 2007, according to a complaint that was filed by the nation’s top anti-corruption body