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Corruption digest
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Australia
  • March 19 2012

Following the 2011 bribery allegations involving staff at Reserve Bank of Australia off-shoots Securency and Note Printing Australia, a number of groups have become concerned about possible breaches by their employees


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

According to a former manager of a Swire Pacific subsidiary, Mr Frederico Marques Nolasco da Silva, Macau’s former public works chief, Mr Ao Man-Long, requested bribes to renew a contract


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


Corruption digest
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • India
  • October 20 2011

A number of financial service firms have had charges filed against executives in an alleged bribes-for-loans case


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
  • 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


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
  • India, USA
  • February 20 2012

A Canadian media report has alleged that in 2007, minister for heavy industry, Mr Praful Patel, accepted $250,000 from an Indian-born Canadian citizen, Mr Nazir Karigar, during his tenure as civil aviation minister, to try and secure a $100 million contract for a facial-recognition system for Air India


Corruption digest
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • February 20 2012

Hong Kong Sapling Football Club player, Mr Iu Wai, allegedly tried to bribe his teammates to fix a showpiece international friendly match


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

Harness racing trainer, Mr David Atkinson, allegedly bribed former steward, Mr Matthew Bentley, to ensure that his horses were not drug tested