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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


Corruption digest
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Italy
  • July 27 2011

A Milan appeals court has ordered prime minister Silvio Berlusconi’s holding company Fininvest to pay 560 million in damages to the rival media group Compagnie Industriali Riunite (“CIR”) in relation to a bribery case


Corruption digest
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Germany, USA
  • June 24 2011

A former board member of Siemens AG, whose name has not been disclosed, has been charged with breach of trust for alleged bribery in relation to winning a contract in Argentina, according to the Munich State prosecutors office


Citigroup global marks, inc
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • December 22 2011

The Commission appealed the determination by District Court Judge Rakoff to not approve the proposed settlement in this case


Two more charged in Innospec probe
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 22 2011

Former chief executive of Associated Octel Corp. (subsequently renamed Innospec Ltd), Mr Dennis Kerrison, and his successor, Mr Paul Jennings, were charged at a London court with two counts of conspiracy to corrupt


Corruption digest
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Germany
  • July 27 2011

Bernie Ecclestone, the chief executive of Formula 1, has been named by prosecutors in Germany as allegedly bribing a former banker during the sale of the sport in 2006


Former Chairman and CEO of Kellogg Brown & Root (KBR)
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • March 19 2012

Albert “Jack” Stanley has been sentenced to 30 months in prison for conspiracy to violate the FCPA by participating in a decade-long scheme to bribe Nigerian government officials to obtain engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contracts and for conspiring to commit mail and wire fraud as part of a separate kickback scheme


Former CEO and executives of Nobel Corp
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • March 19 2012

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has filed civil charges against Mark Jackson, former CEO of Swiss oil services company Nobel Corp., and two other executives for violating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) from 2003 through 2007


U.S. v. Duperval
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • March 19 2012

This is an FCPA related action against Jean Duperval, the former director of international relations for Telecommnications D’Haiti S.A.M. or Haiti Teleco