Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP Is Investigating Aon Corporation on Behalf Of Its Shareholders

Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP is investigating the Board of Directors of Aon.The investigation focuses on possible breaches of fiduciary duties by the Board of Directors in relation to allegations that the company violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
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Feb. 6, 2012 - PRLog -- Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP, a leading New York securities firm, is investigating the Board of Directors and Officers of Aon Corporation (“Aon” or the “Company”) .  The investigation focuses on possible breaches of fiduciary duties by the Board of Directors and/or Officers of the Company in connection with allegations that the Company violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”).    

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Specifically, Aon has entered into a non-prosecution agreement with the Department of Justice and agreed to pay a $1.76 million penalty to resolve violations of the FCPA.  Aon also reached a settlement with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) and agreed to pay approximately $14.5 million in disgorgement and prejudgment interest.  The SEC complaint alleges that Aon made over $3.6 million in improper payments to various parties between 1983 and 2007 as a means of obtaining or retaining insurance business in several countries.  Funds were used to reimburse officials for non-training related activity, including travel with spouses to overseas tourist destinations, or for uses that could not be determined from Aon’s books and records and which did not include any recorded business purpose.  

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If you own common stock in Aon and wish to obtain additional information, please visit us at http://www.faruqilaw.com/AON or contact Michael J. Hynes, Esq. either via email at mhynes@faruqilaw.com or by telephone at (877) 247-4292 or (215) 277-5770. Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP also encourages anyone with information regarding Aon’s conduct to contact the firm, including whistleblowers, former employees, shareholders and others.

About Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP

Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP is a national law firm which represents investors and individuals in class action and derivative litigation.  The firm is focused on providing exemplary legal services in complex litigation in the areas of securities, shareholder, antitrust and consumer litigation, through all phases of litigation.  The firm has an experienced trial team which has achieved significant victories on behalf of the firm’s clients.

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Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP
101 Greenwood Avenue
Jenkintown, PA 19046
Attn: Michael J. Hynes, Esq.
mhynes@faruqilaw.com
Toll Free: (877) 247-4292
Phone:     (215) 277-5770



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