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Corruption digest
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • March 19 2012

Further to the January edition of the Corruption Digest, two former directors of a Swire Pacific subsidiary, Mr Lionel Krieger and Mr James Tam Ping-cheong have been imprisoned for three years and three months for conspiring to bribe former secretary for transport and public works, Me Ao Man-Long


Further arrests in tabloid bribery investigation
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 19 2012

Further to articles contained in the November 2011, January 2012 and February 2012 editions of the Corruption Digest, five more employees of The Sun newspaper have been arrested for alleged bribes to police and other officials


Former Chairman and CEO of Kellogg Brown & Root (KBR)
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • March 19 2012

Albert “Jack” Stanley has been sentenced to 30 months in prison for conspiracy to violate the FCPA by participating in a decade-long scheme to bribe Nigerian government officials to obtain engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contracts and for conspiring to commit mail and wire fraud as part of a separate kickback scheme


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


Wynn Resorts, Limited
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • March 19 2012

Wynn Resorts has announced that its compliance committee concluded a year-long investigation after receiving an independent report detailing a number of apparent violations of the FCPA by Aruze USA, Inc., its parent company Universal Entertainment Corporation and its principal shareholder, Kazuo Okada, a director of Wynn Resorts and former director of Wynn Macau, Limited, a majority-owned Hong Kong-listed subsidiary of the company


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

Executive officers of the Wagonga Local Aboriginal Land Council allegedly accepted $130,000 in cash and other benefits from Sydney developer, Mr Ron Medich, during negotiations over prime New South Wales south coast properties between 2005 and 2007


U.S. v. Bizjet International Sales and Support, Inc
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • March 19 2012

This is a case in which the company was charged in a one-count criminal information


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

Further to articles contained in the October 2011, January 2012 and February 2012 editions of the Corruption Digest, judges have ended former prime minister, Mr Silvio Berlusconi’s, trial, as the statute of limitation meant that too much time had elapsed for a verdict to be reached


Former CEO and executives of Nobel Corp
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • March 19 2012

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has filed civil charges against Mark Jackson, former CEO of Swiss oil services company Nobel Corp., and two other executives for violating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) from 2003 through 2007


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

The former head of a department of Russia’s environmental watchdog Rosprirodnadzor has been accused of accepting more than 14 million roubles in bribe