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Entries in Alstom (47)

Tuesday
Sep052017

Worth MacMurray: A front end ISO 37001 certification audit sure beats a back end DOJ investigation

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.

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Monday
Aug212017

ISO 37001: Coalition for Integrity’s recommendations for companies considering certification

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.

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Thursday
Jul062017

Michael Julian: Alstom obtains ISO 37001 certification for its anti-bribery management system

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.

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Thursday
Nov102016

New French anti-corruption law allows DPAs

New anti-corruption legislation adopted Tuesday by France allows companies to enter into negotiated settlements with magistrates.

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Tuesday
Jul122016

Alstom fallout: No jail for sick Bahamas bribe taker

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.

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Thursday
Jun022016

DOJ names permanent chief of FCPA Unit

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

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Wednesday
Jun012016

James Owen: Lessons from India’s most flamboyant defaulter

Indian businessman and politician Vijay MallyaIt was not long ago that Vijay Mallya, a flashy Indian businessman and a former member of parliament, was celebrating his 60th birthday in style in Goa where Latin pop star Enrique Iglesias had been flown in especially for the occasion.

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Wednesday
Jun012016

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

Job Title: Legal & Compliance Officer

Employer: Alstom

Location:  Rochester, NY, USA

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Thursday
May052016

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.

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Friday
Apr222016

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.

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Tuesday
Mar292016

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.

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Monday
Mar142016

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

Job Title: Legal & Compliance Officer

Employer: Alstom

Location: Rochester, New York USA

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