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The UK’s Bribery Act of 2010: the obligations and risks it imposes on US employers with business in the UK
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • February 21 2011

The UK Bribery Act is expected to come into force shortly


Biomet Inc.
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • April 16 2012

Medical device company Biomet has agreed to pay more than $22 million to settle charges by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) as well as parallel criminal charges by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ


Eli Lilly & Co
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • June 24 2011

In an effort to solicit members for a class action, two law firms that represent shareholders in class actions against publicly traded companies are investigating certain officers and directors of Eli Lilly


Anti-corruption digest - June 2013
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Global, United Kingdom, USA
  • June 21 2013

French oil and gas giant Total SA has entered into a three-year deferred prosecution agreement ("DPA") with the U.S. Department of Justice ("DOJ") to


Fraud-on-the-market
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • July 19 2012

On June 11, 2012, the US Supreme Court granted certiorari to hear Amgen Inc. v. Connecticut Retirement Plans & Trust Funds, a case involving two questions that could have a substantial impact on securities class actions


Anti-Corruption Digest - August 2013
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • August 29 2013

Wal-Mart announced that it in fiscal year 2014, it expects to spend over $300 million investigating possible violations of the U.S. Foreign Corrupt


Anti-corruption digest
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Global, United Kingdom, USA
  • December 21 2012

Several U.S. mayors are on trial for, under investigation for, or have just been found guilty of charges related to extortion and bribery. A brief rundown:


Prosecutions
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • July 23 2010

The SEC has filed charges against Veraz Networks, Inc., a Californian telecommunications company, for FCPA violations. According to the complaint filed, the violations relate to improper payments made to foreign officials in China and Vietnam to win business


Investigations
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • July 23 2010

Since the report in the June Corruption Digest, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has commenced its controls compliance investigation of pharmaceutical and other companies doing business in or with countries designated as state sponsors of terror


Settlements
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • July 23 2010

A joint venture between Snamprogetti Netherlands B.V (Snamprogetti), Kellogg Brown & Root Inc. (KBR), Technip S.A (Technip) and the Japanese engineering and construction company (JGC) was formed to bid for and to obtain engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contracts worth more than $6 billion in Nigeria