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FCPA jurisdiction over Alstom executive ‘a bit of a stretch’

By Tom Webb

05 August 2014

FCPA jurisdiction over Alstom executive ‘a bit of a stretch’ Photo by Global Panorama under a Creative Commons licence.

The defence team of Lawrence Hoskins, a UK citizen and former Alstom executive who faces FCPA charges, argues the DoJ is wrong to assert jurisdiction by claiming he was an agent of Alstom’s US subsidiary.