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Anti-corruption digest - June 2013
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Global, United Kingdom, USA
  • June 21 2013

French oil and gas giant Total SA has entered into a three-year deferred prosecution agreement ("DPA") with the U.S. Department of Justice ("DOJ") to


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


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


Goldman Sachs
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • September 27 2011

In an SEC filing, Goldman Sachs acknowledged that the SEC is looking into whether the bank violated the FCPA


Layne Christensen Company
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • June 24 2011

Layne Christensen is another company facing an investigation by a law firm that represents shareholders in class actions against publicly traded companies


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


Fraud-on-the-market
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • July 19 2012

On June 11, 2012, the US Supreme Court granted certiorari to hear Amgen Inc. v. Connecticut Retirement Plans & Trust Funds, a case involving two questions that could have a substantial impact on securities class actions


Settlements
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • July 23 2010

A joint venture between Snamprogetti Netherlands B.V (Snamprogetti), Kellogg Brown & Root Inc. (KBR), Technip S.A (Technip) and the Japanese engineering and construction company (JGC) was formed to bid for and to obtain engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contracts worth more than $6 billion in Nigeria


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


Anti-corruption digest
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Global, United Kingdom, USA
  • December 21 2012

Several U.S. mayors are on trial for, under investigation for, or have just been found guilty of charges related to extortion and bribery. A brief rundown: