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Anti-corruption digest - July 2014
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA, Argentina, South Korea, Spain, Tanzania, United Kingdom, China, Czech Republic, France, Greece, Italy, Japan
  • July 21 2014

Two executives of oil drilling contractor Noble Corp. settled bribery charges with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission just days


Anti-corruption update - November 2012
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA, Austria, United Kingdom, Croatia, France, Ireland, Israel, Kazakhstan, Kenya
  • November 27 2012

The investigation of Wal-Mart’s potential FCPA violations has expanded beyond Mexican borders


Corruption digest
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • France
  • June 22 2012

Aerospace and defence group, SAFRAN, and two former executives, Mr Jean-Pierre Delarue and Mr Francois Perrachon, have been accused of bribing Nigerian officials


WHT on dividends paid to foreign UCITS: ECJ judgment in Case C-33811 Santander
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • European Union, France
  • May 22 2012

The ECJ found that the freedom of movement of capital was breached by French domestic rules which provided that dividends paid by French companies to undertakings for collective investments in transferable securities (“UCITS”) in other Member States and third countries attracted withholding tax at a rate of 25, whilst dividends paid by French companies to a resident UCITS were exempt from tax


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"


Corruption digest
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • France
  • September 27 2011

The former President, Jacques Chirac, faces charges of embezzlement of public funds in relation to payments made to members of his Rally for the Republic (“RPR”) party for municipal jobs that did not exist


FII judgment re-affirmed taxpayers win in the ECJ on French avoir fiscal rules
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • European Union, France
  • September 15 2011

The European Court of Justice today handed down its judgment in Case C-31009 Accor


Alstom directors refused permission to challenge SFO searches
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • United Kingdom, France
  • July 27 2011

Two directors of the French company’s UK unit have been refused permission for Judicial Review in order to challenge searches of their homes by the Serious Fraud Office (“SFO”


Corruption digest - France
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • France
  • April 27 2011

The former head of L'Oréal, Lindsay Owen-Jones, is facing claims of corruption and money laundering in a scandal that dates back to the 1990s


Corruption digest
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • France
  • July 23 2010

In France, the 11 chamber of the Paris Criminal Court convicted the former dictator of Panama