Welcome to Dorsey & Whitney’s monthly Anti-Corruption Digest. Anti-corruption enforcement crosses boundaries like no other, so keeping up to date is more important than ever. In this digest, we draw together news of enforcement activity throughout the world and aim to reduce your information overload. Our London, Minneapolis, New York and Washington DC offices edit the digest and select the most important material so that you can use this digest as a single source of information.
In this edition, among the many topics discussed, we report that Bernd Kowalewski, former President and CEO of BizJet, pleaded guilty to conspiracy and FCPA violations; Bruce Hall, former CEO of Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. was sentenced to 16 months for conspiracy; former Innospec employees have been sentenced in the UK; the SFO has charged Alstom's UK subsidiary with corruption; the Hong Kong government has lost its appeal against Swire Pacific directors Krieger and Tam; plus anti-corruption developments in Brazil, China, Germany, India, Israel, Spain, and more from around the globe.
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