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Entries in Lawrence Hoskins (6)


Court rules Hoskins must face FCPA trial

Federal District Court Judge Janet Bond ArtertonA federal district court ruled Monday that Lawrence Hoskins, the British national who worked for Alstom, will have to face a trial for violating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and related offenses.

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Ex-Alstom exec wants ‘delayed’ FCPA case tossed

A former Alstom executive arrested in 2014 for FCPA and related offenses has asked a federal judge to dismiss the charges against him because the DOJ has denied his right to a speedy trial.

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US v. Hoskins complicates due diligence on intermediaries

The corporate compliance community glimpsed a rare event in August: a federal court decision, U.S. v. Hoskins, tried to define the limits of individual liability under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.

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Second Circuit affirms most of Hoskins dismissal

A federal appeals court ruled Friday 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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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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Enforcement Report for Q3 ‘13

DOJ and SEC enforcement of the FCPA slowed a bit during the summer months. But after a blockbuster Q2, the third quarter still saw four guilty pleas, one more than the prior quarter, and three declinations, up from two in the previous three months.

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