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Entries in Alstom (38)

Friday
Apr222016

No FCPA jurisdiction based solely on conspiracy and accomplice liability, court rules

On March 16, the U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut affirmed its earlier ruling that a non-resident foreign national cannot be charged with conspiracy to violate the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act or with aiding and abetting a violation of the FCPA, unless the government can show that he acted as an agent of a “domestic concern” or while physically present in the United States.

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Tuesday
Mar292016

SFO charges another individual in Alstom corruption case

The UK Serious Fraud Office charged another individual Tuesday as part of the ongoing investigation into Alstom.

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Monday
Mar142016

Job: Legal & Compliance Officer (Alstom - Rochester, NY)

Job Title: Legal & Compliance Officer

Employer: Alstom

Location: Rochester, New York USA

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Tuesday
Jan052016

Our Top Ten List didn't change in 2015 (but here's when it did change)

The biggest FCPA settlement in 2015 was BHP Billiton. It paid $25 million to the SEC to settle Olympics-related FCPA offenses. The case fell far short of the Top Ten List, missing a tenth place finish by a whopping $160 million.

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Wednesday
Nov182015

SEC: More FCPA whistleblower tips in FY2015, but fewer tips overall from abroad

Eric Young of McEldrew YoungThe SEC received 16 percent more tips from whistleblowers concerning suspected violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act in fiscal year 2015 than it did the previous year, according to the annual report released by the SEC Office of the Whistleblower. 

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Wednesday
Sep092015

David Green: Why do SFO investigations take so long?

The director of the UK Serious Fraud Office spoke Monday at the annual Cambridge Economic Crime Symposium at Jesus College.

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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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