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Former Innospec director pleads guilty to corruption
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 20 2012

Further to the November edition of the Corruption Digest, former Innospec executive, Dr David Turner, appeared before a London court and pleaded guilty to three counts of conspiracy to corrupt


Ousama Naaman
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • February 20 2012

Ousama Naaman, a former agent for specialty chemical manufacturer Innospec Inc., has received a 30-month sentence and a $250,000 fine for paying bribes to Iraqi government officials to win contracts under the former United Nations Oil for Food Program


Mabey Engineering (Holdings) Ltd
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 20 2012

The SFO has recovered in excess of £130,000 from Mabey Engineering (Holdings) Ltd under a Civil Recovery Order


Schools deceive Ofsted by bribing problem pupils
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 20 2012

Schools have been accused of bribing problem pupils to stay away from school during Ofsted inspections


Smith & Nephew
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • February 20 2012

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced that it has reached a settlement with London-based medical device company Smith & Nephew PLC to resolve charges that the company violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) when its U.S. and German subsidiaries bribed public doctors in Greece for over a decade in order to win business


The Africa sting cases
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • April 16 2012

As previously reported, last month, upon the government’s request, U.S. District Court Judge Richard Leon dismissed 19 indictments in the so-called Africa Sting cases


John O’Shea
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • February 20 2012

John O’Shea, a former general manager of Texas-based ABB Inc. accused of FCPA violations and a cover up of payments made to officials of Mexico’s Comisión Federal de Electricidad (CFE) through a Mexican sales agent, Esimex, was acquitted of charges that he bribed officials of the Mexican state-owned electric utility in connection with trying to get a contract to build a “smart grid” in Mexico


UK journalists arrested for alleged bribes to police
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 20 2012

Four current and former journalists from The Sun have been arrested for allegedly paying police for information


Corruption digest
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • India, USA
  • February 20 2012

A Canadian media report has alleged that in 2007, minister for heavy industry, Mr Praful Patel, accepted $250,000 from an Indian-born Canadian citizen, Mr Nazir Karigar, during his tenure as civil aviation minister, to try and secure a $100 million contract for a facial-recognition system for Air India


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