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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


Tabloid journalist approved bribe for prison guard
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 20 2012

A former features editor of the News of the World, Mr Matt Nixson allegedly approved a bribe for a prison guard to gather information on the convicted child killer, Ian Huntley


Corruption digest
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Italy
  • February 20 2012

Further to articles contained in the October 2011 and January 2012 editions of Corruption Digest, a Milan appeals court has set a hearing on February 18 to consider a petition by Mr Silvio Berlusconi to challenge the judges in a Milan trial where Mr Berlusconi stands accused of bribing tax lawyer, Mr David Mills


Two senior Conservative councillors held in bribery investigation
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 20 2012

Two senior councillors have been arrested on suspicion of corruption in a public office


Corruption digest
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Spain
  • February 20 2012

The former President of Spain’s Valencia region, Mr Francisco Camps, has been acquitted of allegedly accepting C30,000 ($39,000) in suits in return for handing out lucrative government contracts


Corruption digest
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • February 20 2012

Hong Kong Sapling Football Club player, Mr Iu Wai, allegedly tried to bribe his teammates to fix a showpiece international friendly match


Qualcomm
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • February 20 2012

Qualcomm, the world’s largest maker of mobile phone chips, has disclosed that it is under investigation for possible violations of the FCPA