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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


SEC charges City of Miami, budget director with fraud
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • July 22 2013

The SEC brought another action centered on the municipal bond market. This case, against the City of Miami and its former Budget Director, not only


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


SEC files another fraud action tied to the municipal bond market
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • September 15 2013

The SEC filed another settled financial fraud action tied to the municipal bond market which is clearly an area of increasing focus. This proceeding


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


Another bid rigging indictment in the municipal market
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • July 24 2012

The on-going investigations into bid rigging in the municipal bond market are a continuing focus for the DOJ as well as the SEC


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
  • 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


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