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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


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


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


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

Eight people are facing bribery charges in West Australia in connection with the manipulation of English-language competency tests, which allegedly occurred over a twelve month period from June 2009