Two former executives of French engineering and construction giant Technip S.A. were handed light fines by a Paris court Wednesday for their role in the multi-million dollar bribery scheme to win contracts for development of the Bonny Island gas facility.… Continue Reading
In his 61-page ruling this week allowing the SEC’s suit against two former Noble executives to go forward, federal district judge Keith P. Ellison provided some excellent ‘guidance’ about the FCPA.… Continue Reading
This just in from ‘French-fcpablog-addict,’ our correspondent in Paris:
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I am just going out from the Paris Court and the judges decided to order a disjunction / separation of the file about Jeffrey Tesler because it is a fundamental right to let people be present in order to defend themselves.… Continue Reading
Here’s a note from a correspondent in France:
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Dear FCPA Blog,
You probably have already noticed through ethiXbase that today [November 19] begins the French trial of Jeffrey Tesler.
Tesler’s lawyers will ask to postpone the trial because he is currently in jail in the United States and would like to be at the hearing.
Dear FCPA Blog,
Last night I read your post, ‘Jeffrey Tesler: I have nothing to live for except to seek forgiveness.’
Tesler’s saga, told so well in his incredible exchange with the judge who sentenced him to federal prison, encapsulates the human experience in all its drama.… Continue Reading
The one-time middleman for KBR and its partners stood before Judge Keith P. Ellison in a Houston courtroom in February. Jeffrey Tesler faced up to ten years in prison.
Judge Ellison sentenced him to twenty-one months in the Federal Correctional Institution in Fort Dix, New Jersey.… Continue Reading