In 2013, the DOJ criminally charged Lawrence Hoskins (a United Kingdom national and former senior vice president for the Asia region for France-based Alstom) with conspiracy to violate the FCPA’s anti-bribery provisions among other charges. (See here for the prior post). The conduct at issue alleged occurred between 2002 and 2004.
Six years after being charged and approximately 15 years after the alleged conduct at issue took place, this morning in federal court in New Haven, Connecticut the trial of Hoskins will begin.
As stated by the DO in 2013: