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Rail executive and wife commit suicide after being caught taking bribes
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 19 2012

Following the conclusion of criminal proceedings and the recent lifting of reporting restrictions, it is reported that a railway executive, Mr Anthony Burgess, and his wife, Mrs Marian Burgess, killed themselves at their home in January 2009, after Mr Burgess allegedly took bribes from two contractors


RubinChambers, Dunhill Insurance Services (aka CDR Financial Products)
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • January 19 2012

At the end of last month, the DOJ announced that CDR, a financial products and services firm based in Beverly Hills, California, and its founder and owner, David Rubin, pleaded guilty in the Southern District of New York to participating in multimillion-dollar bid-rigging and fraud conspiracies related to contracts for the investment of municipal bond proceeds and other related municipal finance contracts


Africa Sting cases
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • March 19 2012

In January 2010 the DOJ announced that twenty-two executives and employees of companies in the military and law enforcement products industry had been indicted for conspiring to bribe foreign government officials to obtain and retain business


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


Corruption digest
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • March 19 2012

Further to the January edition of the Corruption Digest, two former directors of a Swire Pacific subsidiary, Mr Lionel Krieger and Mr James Tam Ping-cheong have been imprisoned for three years and three months for conspiring to bribe former secretary for transport and public works, Me Ao Man-Long


Corruption digest - Algeria
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Algeria
  • May 23 2011

An Algerian court has sentenced Mohamed Meziane, the former chief executive officer of Algeria's state-run energy company Sonatrach, to a two year prison term (including one suspended) for embezzlement of public funds


Lindsey Manufacturing
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • May 23 2011

Following a five-week jury trial in federal court in the C.D. of California, Lindsey Manufacturing and its owner and president, Keith Lindsey, and vice president and CFO, Steve Lee were each convicted on one count of conspiracy to violate the FCPA and five counts of FCPA violations


Corruption digest - Austria
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Austria
  • May 23 2011

An Austrian court has approved the extradition of the former Croatian Prime Minister, Ivo Sanader, to Croatia


SEC enforcement the first deferred prosecution agreement
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • May 23 2011

The SEC and Tenaris SA resolved a FCPA case with the Commission's first deferred prosecution agreement


John O’Shea
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • February 20 2012

John O’Shea, a former general manager of Texas-based ABB Inc. accused of FCPA violations and a cover up of payments made to officials of Mexico’s Comisión Federal de Electricidad (CFE) through a Mexican sales agent, Esimex, was acquitted of charges that he bribed officials of the Mexican state-owned electric utility in connection with trying to get a contract to build a “smart grid” in Mexico