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Harry Cassin
Publisher and Editor

Andy Spalding
Senior Editor

Jessica Tillipman
Senior Editor

Bill Steinman
Senior Editor

Richard L. Cassin
Editor at Large

Elizabeth K. Spahn
Editor Emeritus

Cody Worthington
Contributing Editor

Julie DiMauro
Contributing Editor

Thomas Fox
Contributing Editor

Marc Alain Bohn
Contributing Editor

Bill Waite
Contributing Editor

Shruti J. Shah
Contributing Editor

Russell A. Stamets
Contributing Editor

Richard Bistrong
Contributing Editor

Eric Carlson
Contributing Editor

DOJ names permanent chief of FCPA Unit

The DOJ announced that Daniel Kahn became Chief of the FCPA Unit, effective June 1.

Kahn had been acting chief of the FCPA Unit since March, when his then boss, Patrick Stokes, became Senior Deputy Chief of the Fraud Section.… Continue Reading

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

Job Title: Legal & Compliance Officer

Employer: Alstom

Location:  Rochester, NY, USA

Description

The Railway industry today is characterized by both a strong and sustained growth across the world. The trends that drive this are well known: environmental challenges, population growth, urbanization and increasing demands for mobility.… Continue Reading

Bahamas utility official convicted of taking Alstom bribes

A jury in the Bahamas Tuesday convicted a former board member of the Bahamas Electricity Corporation of bribery, finding he took hundreds of thousands of dollars to help Alstom win contracts, reduce penalties for late performance, and overturn a government award to a competitor.… Continue Reading

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.… Continue Reading

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.

Terence Stuart Watson, the Alstom Country President for the UK and Managing Director of Alstom Transport UK and Ireland, was charged with violating section 1 of the Prevention of Corruption Act 1906 and with conspiracy to corrupt contrary to section 1 of the Criminal Law Act 197.… Continue Reading

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

Job Title: Legal & Compliance Officer

Employer: Alstom

Location: Rochester, New York USA

 

Description

Assist the Vice President, Legal & Compliance in maintaining the company’s compliance program and the company’s compliance with applicable international, federal, state, and local laws and regulations issued by various international, federal and state agencies, Interact closely with Region management and VP, Legal & Compliance on compliance issues applicable to the business in North America .… Continue Reading