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Pharmaceutical company changes policies ahead of the Bribery Act coming into force
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 24 2011

AstraZeneca has announced that it has stopped the policy of paying for doctors to attend international medical conferences


Eli Lilly & Co
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • June 24 2011

In an effort to solicit members for a class action, two law firms that represent shareholders in class actions against publicly traded companies are investigating certain officers and directors of Eli Lilly


BAE systems
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • June 24 2011

The Department of State has announced that it entered into a civil settlement with BAE Systems plc for alleged violations of the Arms Export Control Act (AECA) and the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR


Corruption digest
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Italy
  • July 27 2011

A Milan appeals court has ordered prime minister Silvio Berlusconi’s holding company Fininvest to pay 560 million in damages to the rival media group Compagnie Industriali Riunite (“CIR”) in relation to a bribery case


News Corporation
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • July 27 2011

In the wake of allegations of police bribery by journalists at the News of the World, U.S. lawmakers have called for investigations into whether Rupert Murdoch’s News Corporation, which is incorporated in the United States, violated the FCPA by allegedly bribing law enforcement officials to gain access to private telephone information and records


Impact of the Bribery Act
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 27 2011

BHP Billiton Ltd., the world’s largest mining company, has reportedly banned the use of facilitation payments to bring it in line with the Act, which came into force on 1 July 2011


News Corporation
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 27 2011

Investigations have been announced into News Corporation and its subsidiary, the News of the World, arising out of allegations that News of the World journalists bribed police officers


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

A former board member of Siemens AG, whose name has not been disclosed, has been charged with breach of trust for alleged bribery in relation to winning a contract in Argentina, according to the Munich State prosecutors office


Citigroup global marks, inc
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • December 22 2011

The Commission appealed the determination by District Court Judge Rakoff to not approve the proposed settlement in this case


Corruption digest
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Central & South America, Global
  • December 22 2011

FIFA has announced that it wishes to speak to 10 Carribean officials in connection with an alleged bribery-for-votes scandal