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Entries in Alstom (23)

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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Tuesday
Nov252014

SFO Director Green: ‘There are plenty of foxes for the hounds to chase down’

Image courtesy of the SFOAt Pinsent Masons regulatory conference in London a few weeks ago, David Green, the chief of the UK Serious Fraud Office, talked about how many known frauds happen on his turf. Here's a hint: Lock up the silverware because it's a growth industry.

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Wednesday
Oct012014

Enforcement report for Q3 2014

During the third calendar quarter, there was one corporate settlement of an FCPA enforcement action and two individual resolutions. (The third quarter last year was less active, with no corporate resolutions.)

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Wednesday
Sep102014

Trial of Alstom UK unit starts in London

Image courtesy of AlstomThe trial of a UK subsidiary of Paris-based Alstom started Tuesday, with the Serious Fraud Office alleging in filings that the company paid $8.5 million in bribes for contracts in India, Poland, and Tunisia.

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Tuesday
Sep022014

A ‘cross section’ of the SFO's corporate investigations list

At the Cambridge Symposium on Economic Crime at Jesus College Tuesday, David Green QC, the head of the UK Serious Fraud Office, described what he called a cross section of the SFO's current caseload.

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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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