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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


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


U.S. v. Bizjet International Sales and Support, Inc
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • March 19 2012

This is a case in which the company was charged in a one-count criminal information


Corruption digest
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Italy
  • March 19 2012

Further to articles contained in the October 2011, January 2012 and February 2012 editions of the Corruption Digest, judges have ended former prime minister, Mr Silvio Berlusconi’s, trial, as the statute of limitation meant that too much time had elapsed for a verdict to be reached


Corruption digest
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Sweden
  • April 16 2012

Two former executives of AB Volvo’s construction equipment unit, Mr Rune Lundberg and Mr Hakan Nirstedt, were found guilty of offering 24 million kronor ($3.6 million) in bribes through the U.N.’s oil-for-food program in Iraq


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


Corruption digest
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Cuba
  • June 24 2011

A Cuban court has convicted 15 government officials and businessmen of corruption and bribery involving the state-owned airline and tourism agency, receiving sentences ranging from three to ten years


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


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