A Costa Rican citizen serving jail time there has said in a sworn statement filed in U.S. federal court that no one at the Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad S.A. (ICE) knew about Alcatel’s bribery except those directly involved.… Continue Reading
[Editor’s note:This post exceeds our normal word count. But because the issues raised are new in an FCPA case, we wanted the first impression to be accurate and complete.]
A state-owned company that awarded Alcatel-Lucent more than $300 million in bribe-tainted contracts has asked a federal court in Florida to block Alcatel’s FCPA settlement with the U.S.… Continue Reading
In one of the biggest Foreign Corrupt Practices Act settlements of all time, Paris-based Alcatel-Lucent S.A. will pay $137 million for bribing officials in Costa Rica, Honduras, Malaysia, and Taiwan.
The company and three subsidiaries will pay $92 million to resolve criminal charges with the DOJ and $45 million in disgorgement to the SEC.… Continue Reading
According to its latest consolidated financial statements, Alcatel-Lucent has reached agreement in principle with the Justice Department and the Securities and Exchange Commission to settle Foreign Corrupt Practices Act offenses related to Costa Rica, Taiwan and Kenya.… Continue Reading