Ex-ABB Exec Says FCPA Indictment May Be Time-Barred

Law360, New York (August 26, 2011, 7:08 PM EDT) -- A former ABB Inc. general manager accused of bribing Mexican officials asked a Texas federal court Thursday to toss Foreign Corrupt Practices Act charges, contending the government may not have properly tolled the statute of limitations for obtaining foreign evidence.

John Joseph O'Shea filed a motion to dismiss the indictment against him, saying the government had failed to produce any documentation to prove that it properly tolled the limitations period to permit prosecutors to obtain foreign evidence from Mexico and Germany and that therefore the indictment...
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