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Corruption digest
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Cuba
  • June 24 2011

A Cuban court has convicted 15 government officials and businessmen of corruption and bribery involving the state-owned airline and tourism agency, receiving sentences ranging from three to ten years


Investigations
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • June 24 2011

Federal prosecutors in Manhattan have questioned several former Avon employees as part of a probe into allegations that the company bribed foreign officials


Corruption digest
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Germany
  • June 24 2011

Linde AG, the German industrial gases company, has agreed to pay 35 million to the state of Bavaria


FIFA
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Global
  • June 24 2011

Jack Warner, the former vice president of FIFA (“The International Federation of Association Football” in English), who resigned on 20 June 2011, has refused to assist in an investigation into alleged corruption against him and Mohamed Bin Hammam, who is the president of the Asian Football Confederation


SFO investigates EADS for bribery
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 24 2011

The Serious Fraud Office (“SFO”) is investigating allegations that the European defence group, European Aeronautic Defence & Space (“EADS”), gave Saudi Arabian officials luxury cars, jewellery and briefcases of cash in the process of securing a £2 billion communications contract


Layne Christensen Company
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • June 24 2011

Layne Christensen is another company facing an investigation by a law firm that represents shareholders in class actions against publicly traded companies


SEC enforcement the first deferred prosecution agreement
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • May 23 2011

The SEC and Tenaris SA resolved a FCPA case with the Commission's first deferred prosecution agreement


Corruption digest - Austria
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Austria
  • May 23 2011

An Austrian court has approved the extradition of the former Croatian Prime Minister, Ivo Sanader, to Croatia


Corruption digest - Argentina
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Argentina
  • May 23 2011

The minister for Energy, Daniel Cameron, faces corruption charges that relate to the alleged payment of bribes paid by Skanska, the Swedish construction company, in order to secure a contract for pipelines in 2005


Italian executive
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • May 23 2011

Flavio Ricotti, vice president of Control Components Inc. (CCI), a California valve company that manufactures service control valves for energy industries, has pleaded guilty to taking part in a conspiracy to bribe foreign government officials and businessmen