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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


UK journalists arrested for alleged bribes to police
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 20 2012

Four current and former journalists from The Sun have been arrested for allegedly paying police for information


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


Africa sting cases
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • February 20 2012

The Department of Justice informed the Court that it is evaluating the future of these cases which stem from the largest FCPA sting operation in history


OECD report on the SFO and the UK Bribery Act
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 16 2012

The OECD Working Group On Bribery highlighted the efforts of the UK in the anti-corruption area in a most recent report


New Serious Fraud Office director appointed
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 16 2012

Mr David Green CB QC will take over from Mr Richard Alderman as Director of the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) on 23 April


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

Army commander-in-chief General Vijay Kumar Singh claims that he was offered a Rs14 crore bribe by a equipment lobbyist to clear the purchase of 600 substandard vehicles for the forces


BAE agree to give Tanzania £29.5 million
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Tanzania, United Kingdom
  • April 16 2012

The SFO, the Government of Tanzania, BAE Systems and the Department for International Development have signed an agreement to give £29.5 million plus accrued interest to educational projects in Tanzania


Dun and Bradstreet Corp.
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • China, USA
  • April 16 2012

Financial information provider Dun and Bradstreet has announced that is has temporarily suspended operations at a Chinese subsidiary, Shanghai Roadway D&B Marketing Services Co


Africa sting case
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • January 19 2012

As reported in the October Corruption Digest, a group of defendants are on trial in federal court in the District of Columbia in the Africa sting case