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 from the US on a DOJ Opinion into successor liability and a $55 million agreement to settle charges of bribery brought under the FCPA; the corruption investigation into FIFA and its award of hosting the World Cup to Qatar and Russia; China’s largest cash seizure of ¥200 million ($33 million) in a corruption matter involving a former energy official; a $240 million settlement with authorities in the Netherlands following a two and a half year foreign bribery investigation; the G20 Anti-Corruption Action Plan; plus anti-corruption developments in the United Kingdom, Brazil, Germany, Malaysia, Mali, Spain, and more from around the globe.
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