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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


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


Corruption digest
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Italy
  • February 20 2012

Further to articles contained in the October 2011 and January 2012 editions of Corruption Digest, a Milan appeals court has set a hearing on February 18 to consider a petition by Mr Silvio Berlusconi to challenge the judges in a Milan trial where Mr Berlusconi stands accused of bribing tax lawyer, Mr David Mills


Pakistan cricketers’ appeal rejected
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Pakistan, United Kingdom
  • February 20 2012

Further to the report in the November edition of the Corruption Digest, former Pakistan cricketers Mr Salman Butt and Mr Mohammed Amir’s have had their appeals against their jail sentences dismissed by the Court of Appeal in London


£70 million contracts corruption case
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 20 2012

Four men have been found guilty of allegedly conspiring to corruptly obtain payments in return for supplying confidential information about a number of high value oil and gas engineering projects


Corruption digest
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • South Korea
  • February 20 2012

A former police general commissioner, Mr Kang Hee-rak has had his jail term and fines reduced by a Seoul appellate court who dismissed part of the lower court’s conviction for bribe taking


Corruption digest
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • India
  • February 20 2012

India’s Supreme Court has revoked 122 telecommunications licenses awarded across 32 service areas


Corruption digest
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Israel
  • January 19 2012

Former Prime Minister, Mr Ehud Olmert, denies accusations that he accepted bribes to promote construction housing projects


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

The ex-lawyer of Dr Silvio Berlusconi, Mr David Mills, has told a Milan court that he was ashamed to have falsely accused the former Italian Prime Minister of bribery


Corruption digest
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Slovenia
  • January 19 2012

Former Slovenian Prime Minister Janez Jansa has won damages for libel from Finnish television YLE over a 2008 report which accused him of bribery