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Breaking Down The Ex-Alstom Executive Foreign Bribery Trial

Law360 (October 25, 2019, 6:23 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of Justice will face off Monday against a former executive of French rail giant Alstom over his alleged part in a decade-old bribery scheme in Indonesia, marking a rare chance for the agency’s Foreign Corrupt Practices Act unit to showcase its chops before a jury.

The trial in New Haven, Connecticut, on FCPA and money laundering charges against defendant Lawrence Hoskins is the culmination of a yearslong case that already inspired both a French tell-all book and a new piece of law from the Second Circuit.

Here, Law360 looks at the case in advance of the trial scheduled...

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