Former Alstom executive Nicholas Reynolds was found guilty Wednesday in a UK court for his role in bribing Lithuanian officials for power station contracts.
Reynolds, 53, a UK citizen, was the global sales director for Alstom Power Ltd’s boiler retrofits unit. … Continue Reading
On August 24, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit ruled that a non-resident foreign national cannot be held criminally liable for aiding or abetting or conspiring to violate the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, unless the government can show that he acted as an agent of a “domestic concern” or while physically present in the United States.… Continue Reading
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.… Continue Reading
Prosecutors in Tokyo used a plea bargain to resolve an overseas bribery case with a power plant maker under a new law adopted in June, according to a report from Japan.… Continue Reading
Compliance professionals should exult as a major global concern, Siemens, has named a CCO to its Board of Directors.
Railway Gazette reported that “Sylvie Kandé de Beaupuy, Group Ethics & Compliance Officer of Airbus Group” has been nominated to the combined Board of Directors created from the Siemens Mobility-Alstom merger.… Continue Reading
Is my anti-corruption program effective or not effective? In the United States, companies only receive the definitive answer to that question in worst case scenarios — at the back end of a governmental program evaluation, typically while under FCPA scrutiny by the DOJ.… Continue Reading
An aspect of ISO 37001 that makes it such a big topic is that it is marketed as a standard that can be audited and certified.
Alstom has obtained the first AFAQ ISO 37001 certification awarded by AFNOR Certification following an audit carried out between March and May 2017 at seven sites in France and Europe, confirming its commitment to fight corruption.… Continue Reading
New anti-corruption legislation adopted Tuesday by France allows companies to enter into negotiated settlements with magistrates.
A former director of the the Bahamas Electricity Corporation who took more than $220,000 in bribes from Alstom is too sick to face prison, a judge ruled Friday.
Fred Ramsey, 79, was convicted by a Bahamas jury in May of taking $221,457 to influence the award of a contract for generators to Alstom Espana SA.… Continue Reading