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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
  • 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
  • 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


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


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


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


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