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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


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

The Niko Resources Ltd. pleaded guilty to charges of bribing a public official in Bangladesh, under Canada's Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act (“CFPOA”


Alstom in talks with SFO
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • France
  • September 27 2011

It has been reported that "a senior figure" from Alstom - the Paris-based company that provides equipment and services for power generation and high speed rail transport - has been in talks with Richard Alderman, the director of the Serious Fraud Office ("SFO"


The new era of FCPA enforcement
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Global, USA
  • August 29 2011

It has been over thirty years since the U.S. became the first country to pass anti-corruption legislation known as the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act


Corruption digest
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Uganda
  • January 19 2012

President Museveni has announced to members of the National Resistance Movement’s Central Executive Committee that he is investigating Justice Minister Kahinda Otafiire following an intelligence briefing that the minister masterminded the leaked oil bribery documents which accused Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi and ministers Mr Sam Kutesa and Mr Hilary Onek of taking bribes to influence the award of oil deals


Corruption digest
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Liberia
  • October 20 2011

A geographical survey has estimated that waters off Liberia, Sierra Leone, Guinea and Ghana could contain reserves of up to 3,200 million barrels of oil


Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold, Inc.
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • November 18 2011

The United Steelworkers has requested that the DOJ investigate whether an Indonesian subsidiary of Phoenix, Arizona-based Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold, Inc. has been bribing security forces in Indonesia


Halliburton Co.
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • November 18 2011

U.S. oilfield services company Halliburton has disclosed that it is conducting an internal investigation after receiving an anonymous email regarding its Angolan operations


Aluminium bribes
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • November 18 2011

The UK Serious Fraud Office has charged a BritishCanadian billionaire, Mr Victor Dahdaleh, for allegedly bribing officials at Bahrain-based aluminium smelting company, Alba


Corruption digest
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Nepal
  • December 22 2011

Officiating Chief Executive Officer of Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA), Mr Rameshwor Yadav, allegedly demanded between Rs 1 million and Rs 3 million each from 77 officials in return for transferring them to lucrative distribution and consumer branches under NEA