Ex-Alstom Exec's Bribery Trial Moved To October

Law360 (August 14, 2019, 7:12 PM EDT) -- A Connecticut federal judge on Wednesday postponed the already long-delayed foreign bribery trial of a former Alstom SA executive to October after the British national argued a recent document dump in mid-July made it impossible to fully prepare for a September trial.

U.S. District Judge Janet Bond Arterton moved jury selection from Sept. 3 to Oct. 16 at the request of Lawrence Hoskins, a former executive accused of orchestrating a scheme to bribe Indonesian officials to secure business for Alstom's U.S.-based power subsidiary in the early 2000s. The trial will now open on Oct. 28, according to a brief order filed on...

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