A former Alstom SA executive who carried a UK passport, worked in France, and said he never set foot in the United States, was convicted Friday by a federal jury on 11 of 12 counts for his part in a scheme to bribe government officials in Indonesia.… 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
Construction firms have been at the center of many enforcement actions under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, including some of the biggest FCPA cases ever. Why is the construction industry so vulnerable, and how can companies protect themselves and their employees?… Continue Reading
It’s not often anyone from the DOJ’s criminal division talks informally and on the record about FCPA enforcement actions.… Continue Reading
A former senior executive of a subsidiary of Alstom SA, the French power and transportation company, pleaded guilty Thursday to conspiracy to violate the FCPA.
William Pomponi, a former vice president of regional sales at Alstom Power Inc.,… Continue Reading
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.… Continue Reading
If you’ve read earlier versions, you know it’s packed with useful data and insightful analysis.… Continue Reading