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Jury instruction “underplays the significance” of second bribery scheme, DOJ says

By Clara Hudson

29 October 2019

Jury instruction “underplays the significance” of second bribery scheme, DOJ says GE attempted to take over French industry and transport company Alstom in 2014. (Credit: Claire Biau)

On the second day of the Lawrence Hoskins trial, the parties wrestled with how the jury should consider evidence of a bribery scheme that isn’t included in the former Alstom executive’s indictment.