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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


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


Anti-Corruption Digest - August 2013
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • August 29 2013

Wal-Mart announced that it in fiscal year 2014, it expects to spend over $300 million investigating possible violations of the U.S. Foreign Corrupt


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:


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


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


RINO International Corporation
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • February 22 2011

RINO International Corporation ("RINO"), a Nevada corporation with all of its operating subsidiaries and affiliates based in China, recently disclosed in a filing with the SEC that it is the subject of a formal investigation by the SEC, including with respect to Foreign Corrupt Practices Act ("FCPA") compliance


Maxwell Technologies
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • February 22 2011

Maxwell Technologies, Inc. (“Maxwell”) have settled FCPA charges with the DOJ as well as the SEC


Innospec
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • February 22 2011

The SEC recently announced that Paul Jennings, the former CEO of Innospec, a global specialty chemical company, agreed to pay more than $229,000 in penalties to settle FCPA charges in connection with alleged bribes of Iraqi and Indonesian officials to win contracts