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Entries in Alstom (32)

Tuesday
May122015

Former Alstom ethics and compliance chief charged in UK for overseas bribes

Budapest Metro (Image courtesy of Alstom)The UK Serious Fraud Office said Tuesday that it charged another former Alstom executive for bribing foreign officials.

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Monday
Apr202015

Resource alert: This is what cooperation with the DOJ looks like

When companies have FCPA problems, their decision to cooperate with the DOJ can save them tens of millions of dollars. What is cooperation?

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Friday
Apr172015

UK brings new Alstom charges for Hungary bribes

Image courtesy of Alstom SAThe UK Serious Fraud Office brought new charges Thursday against a UK subsidiary of Alstom SA and an Alstom employee for alleged corruption in a project to supply trains to the Budapest Metro.

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Tuesday
Mar242015

Former Bechtel exec jailed 42 months for taking Alstom bribes

A ex-Bechtel Corporation vice president was sentenced Monday to 42 months in prison for taking $5.2 million in kickbacks to rig bids for state-run power contracts in Egypt.

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Monday
Mar092015

Pleasure or pain? Voluntary FCPA disclosure and cooperation

In our recent report, Trends and Developments in Anti-Corruption Enforcement, we analyze major anti-corruption resolutions in 2014 and look ahead to what we expect in 2015.

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Tuesday
Feb102015

As FCPA enforcement gets tougher, compliance demands bold measures

As I recently wrote for the Accelus Regulatory Intelligence subscription service, bold measures are required of multinational firms to stay in compliance with the FCPA. Firms need to know not only what all of their divisions and employees are doing, but what their subsidiaries and vendors are doing.

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Monday
Jan052015

From Alstom: Six reasons why non-U.S. companies dominate the FCPA top ten list

The current list of the ten biggest FCPA cases includes only two U.S.-based companies -- KBR at number three and Alcoa at number six. The rest are non-U.S. companies.

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Tuesday
Dec232014

With Alstom, three French companies are now in the FCPA top ten

Monday's $772 million DOJ enforcement action against Alstom SA and several subsidiaries landed second on our list of the top ten FCPA cases of all time.

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Monday
Dec222014

Alstom pays $772 million for FCPA settlement, SFO brings new charges

Alstom Chief Executive Officer Patrick Kron (Image courtesy of Alstom)Paris-based Alstom pleaded guilty Monday to bribing officials in Indonesia, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, and the Bahamas. It will pay $772 million in criminal penalties to settle the charges, the DOJ said.

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Tuesday
Dec162014

Bloomberg: Alstom close to $700 million criminal FCPA settlement

Image courtesy of AlstomAlstom SA is close to settling a criminal bribery investigation with the DOJ for $700 million,  Tom Schoenberg of Bloomberg reported Tuesday.

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