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Corruption digest
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Hong Kong, USA
  • April 16 2012

Mr Thomas Kwok and Mr Raymond Kwok, who run one of Asia’s biggest property companies, have been arrested on bribery charges


Corruption digest
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Greece
  • April 16 2012

Two Development Ministry officials allegedly sought a 120,000 euro bribe from two businessmen set to make a 4.7 million euro investment in the Peloponnese


Corruption digest
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Sweden
  • April 16 2012

Two former executives of AB Volvo’s construction equipment unit, Mr Rune Lundberg and Mr Hakan Nirstedt, were found guilty of offering 24 million kronor ($3.6 million) in bribes through the U.N.’s oil-for-food program in Iraq


Biomet Inc.
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • April 16 2012

Medical device company Biomet has agreed to pay more than $22 million to settle charges by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) as well as parallel criminal charges by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ


The Africa sting cases
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • April 16 2012

As previously reported, last month, upon the government’s request, U.S. District Court Judge Richard Leon dismissed 19 indictments in the so-called Africa Sting cases


Wynn Resorts, Limited
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • April 16 2012

Several law firms have announced that they are investigating potential claims on behalf of shareholders of Wynn Resorts, Limited concerning possible breaches of fiduciary duties by the company or its fiduciaries


Corruption digest
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Australia
  • April 16 2012

Further to the March edition of the Corruption Digest, the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) has announced that it will not investigate directors of allegedly corrupt Reserve Bank subsidiaries despite a federal police referral


Corruption digest
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Nigeria
  • April 16 2012

The Chairman of the House Committee on Capital Markets (House Committee), Mr Herman Hembe, and the Director General of the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”), Ms Arumah Oteh, have been embroiled in controversy following mutual allegations of corruption


Corruption digest
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Taiwan
  • April 16 2012

The tourism department chief of the Hualien County Government, Ms Chen You-jen, allegedly accepted NT$1 million in bribes from contractors over the last two years


Corruption digest
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • India
  • April 16 2012

Senior police official, Mr Pramod Kumar, allegedly accepted Rs. 2.85 crore from Paazee Forex Trading Private Limited in return for protecting the company directors who stood accused of cheating thousands of depositors out of several hundred crores of rupees