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This week in securities litigation (week ending May 2, 2014)
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • May 1 2014

Chair Mary Jo White testified before Congress this week. Her testimony focused on the budget, reviewing the recent work of the agency. The Commission


This week in securities litigation (week ending April 4, 2014)
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Australia, Hong Kong, United Kingdom, USA
  • April 3 2014

High speed trading and insider trading were key topics this week. Author Michael Lewis released a new book on high speed trading and, in an interview


This week in securities litigation (week ending March 7, 2014)
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • March 6 2014

The Supreme Court was the focus of securities litigation this week. Oral argument was presented in the long runningHalliburton case where the


SEC charges oil and PR firms and their executives with fraud
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • August 4 2014

An energy company, its CEO and the firm's public relations adviser and its president were named in a fraud action by the SEC centered on false


This week in securities litigation (week ending February 28, 2014)
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA, Canada, Hong Kong, Japan, United Kingdom
  • February 27 2014

The Supreme Court handed down a significant decision, construing SLUSA in the context of suits by investors defrauded investors in the Stanford Ponzi


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
  • 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


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”


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


Cobalt International Energy
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • June 22 2012

The SEC has been investigating Angolan presalt company Cobalt International Energy, a US company, since November 2011