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SFO investigates EADS for bribery
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 24 2011

The Serious Fraud Office (“SFO”) is investigating allegations that the European defence group, European Aeronautic Defence & Space (“EADS”), gave Saudi Arabian officials luxury cars, jewellery and briefcases of cash in the process of securing a £2 billion communications contract


Corruption digest - Western Balkans
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Albania, Croatia, Kosovo
  • May 23 2011

A UN survey conducted across the western Balkans Region - including Croatia, Kosovo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Albania, Serbia and Macedonia - found that one in six of the 28,000 people surveyed were exposed to bribery involving a public official in 2010


India
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • India
  • March 22 2011

The Central Bureau of Investigation ("CBI") have arrested the ChairmanManaging Director of the National Aluminium Company Ltd ("NALCO") and his wife for allegedly accepting bribes


Corruption digest
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Australia
  • December 9 2010

It has been reported that Mr Peter Swain, an accountant with a lawn mowing contractor, who bribed Gold Coast City Council officers with airfares, cash and hotel accommodation in return for gardening work, has escaped an immediate prison sentence


Corruption digest
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Romania
  • December 9 2010

It has been reported that a Romanian businessman was detained last month for allegedly offering a minister a bribe worth 1,000,000 in exchange for help in investigations into his business dealings


Corruption digest
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Nigeria, Global
  • November 16 2010

It has been reported that Nigeria's FIFA executive committee member Mr Amos Adamu is alleged to have offered to sell his vote in the contest to host the 2018 Football World Cup


Corruption digest
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • October 22 2010

It has been reported that the head of commercial banking at ICBC’s Hong Kong retail banking subsidiary has been charged by the Independent Commission Against Corruption with accepting HK$3.3 million worth of bribes from a customer for extending due dates on loans


Legislation
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • October 22 2010

New whistle-blower program that could lead to huge cash rewards for individuals who provide information about securities law violations to the SEC, including violations of the FCPA


ABB
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA, Mexico
  • October 22 2010

In late September, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) charged Zurich, Switzerland-based ABB with various violations of the FCPA


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

The trial in the biggest ever accounting fraud in India commenced in June 2010, after Satyam Computer Services' former Chief Executive B. Ramalinga Raju's confession that the company's revenue and profits had been falsely constructed for years