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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


Corruption digest
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • India
  • November 18 2011

It has been alleged by former Director of General Police, Mr R..B Sreekumar, that chief minister, Mr Narendra Modi, cleared the use of secret service funds to derail a public interest litigation in the Supreme Court for fear it would damage Mr Modi and his government


The new era of FCPA enforcement
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Global, USA
  • August 29 2011

It has been over thirty years since the U.S. became the first country to pass anti-corruption legislation known as the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act


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

Francisco Camps, the president of the regional government in Valencia and Popular Party member, has been indicted on bribery charges at the High Court in Valencia


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


The FCPA, foreign officials and state owned enterprises
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • April 28 2011

Since the FCPA only applies to foreign officials, the definition of that term is critical to the application of the statute


Corruption digest
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Ireland
  • November 16 2010

The High Court was told last month that businessman Jim Kennedy has denied claims by former lobbyist Frank Dunlop that he gave £25,000 to Mr Dunlop in 1992 to buy councillors' votes for a re-zoning of lands at Carrickmines


Corruption digest - Thailand
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Thailand
  • November 16 2010

It has been reported that the former Bangkok Governor, Bhichit Rattakul, has denied taking bribes or abusing his authority when buying land at an inflated price 13 years ago


Morrison, whistleblowers and limits on federal authority
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • July 8 2012

The fundamental question in National Federation of Independent Business v. Sebelius, Secretary of HHS, No. 11-393 (S.Ct. June 28, 2012), which addressed the constitutionality of the Affordable Case Act, was the scope of federal power within the United States


Corruption digest
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Russia
  • August 21 2012

The chief of the Defense Ministry’s territorial construction department, Mr Sergei Busov, allegedly demanded 1.7 million rubles from a representative from the northwestern branch of the Oboronoenergo energy company in return for a money transfer to the branch’s bank account in payment for work done