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Entries in Alstom (18)

Thursday
Jul242014

SFO charges Alstom UK unit for bribes

The Serious Fraud Office said Thursday it has started criminal proceedings "against an Alstom company in the UK by written charge."

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Thursday
Jul172014

Third Alstom exec pleads guilty for Indonesia bribes

A former senior executive of a subsidiary of Alstom SA, the French power and transportation company, pleaded guilty Thursday to conspiracy to violate the FCPA.

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Monday
Jun162014

UK authorizes SFO to prosecute Alstom and execs

The UK's Serious Fraud Office (SFO) is pursuing its investigation of alleged corruption at Paris-based Alstom now that the Attorney General has given the agency permission to prosecute the company and former employees for alleged overseas bribery, if deemed appropriate.

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Thursday
Mar202014

Marubeni will pay $88 million to resolve second FCPA action

Head office of Marubeni in Chiyoda-Ku, Tokyo, Japan (courtesy of Wikipedia)Japan's Marubeni Corporation pleaded guilty Wednesday to eight FCPA charges, admitting it bribed Indonesian officials to win an electricity contract for itself and a partner, Alstom SA.

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Wednesday
May012013

Another exec charged in Alstom case

Alstom head office, 3 avenue André Malraux, Levallois-Perret, France (photo courtesy of Wikipedia)The DOJ said Wednesday that a former vice president of sales for Alstom's U.S. subsidiary became the third man from the company charged with overseas bribery and related offenses.

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Thursday
Apr182013

Enforcement is back (if it ever left)

Acting Assistant Attorney General Mythili Raman of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division Did someone say FCPA enforcement had slowed down? Look again.

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Tuesday
Apr162013

Two Alstom execs charged, one pleads guilty 

The United States unsealed criminal charges Tuesday against one current and one former executive of French power company Alstom's U.S. unit for an Indonesia bribery scheme.

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Tuesday
Apr242012

Walmart's Move For Mexican Dominance 

By all accounts, Walmart's appetite for growth in Mexico was insatiable. The drive to dominate the retail market there, according to the New York Times, allegedly led the company to pay $24 million in bribes to fast track store permits.

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Wednesday
Mar142012

Debarment Talk From The ADB

The Asian Development Bank debarred 34 individuals last year, and 31 firms. Debarred means they're illegible to participate in ADB-financed, administered, or supported activities.

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Friday
Mar022012

Foreign Enforcement Notes: Ferrostaal and Alstom

Miller and Chevalier's FCPA Winter Review 2012 noted a couple of significant enforcement actions in Europe in late 2011.

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