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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


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

The SEC has filed charges against Veraz Networks, Inc., a Californian telecommunications company, for FCPA violations. According to the complaint filed, the violations relate to improper payments made to foreign officials in China and Vietnam to win business


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

Since the report in the June Corruption Digest, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has commenced its controls compliance investigation of pharmaceutical and other companies doing business in or with countries designated as state sponsors of terror


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


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


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:


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