Appeals Court Upholds Alstom's UK Bribery Conviction

By Richard Crump (July 23, 2019, 10:50 AM BST) -- An appeals court on Tuesday upheld the conviction of a British Alstom subsidiary over bribes paid to secure a valuable African infrastructure project, finding that the executives involved in the case did not have to be present for the transportation giant to get a fair trial.

The Court of Appeal has dismissed Alstom Network UK Ltd.'s claim that it had an unfair trial leading to its conviction in 2018 on a single count of conspiracy to corrupt. (AP) The Court of Appeal rejected Alstom Network UK Ltd.'s claim that it received an unfair trial leading to its conviction in 2018 on one...

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