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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


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


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


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


Former Innospec Inc executive charged
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • November 18 2011

Former Innospec Inc executive, Dr David Turner, was charged at a London court for allegedly bribing Iraqi and Indonesian officials between 2002 and 2008 to secure government contracts


Halliburton Co.
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • November 18 2011

U.S. oilfield services company Halliburton has disclosed that it is conducting an internal investigation after receiving an anonymous email regarding its Angolan operations


Sciclone pharmaceuticals
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • November 18 2011

SciClone and certain of its directors and officers have agreed to settle the consolidated derivative lawsuits that were filed following the company’s announcement that it was being investigated by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Department of Justice (DOJ) for possible FCPA violations


Embraer
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • November 18 2011

Embraer, the world's fourth largest plane manufacturer, has disclosed that the DOJ and the SEC are investigating whether the Brazilian company’s activities in three countries violated the FCPA


Biomet Inc.
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • April 16 2012

Medical device company Biomet has agreed to pay more than $22 million to settle charges by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) as well as parallel criminal charges by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ


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: