Smelter's RICO Suit Paved Way for Alcoa Bribery Deal

, The Litigation Daily


The government's $384 million settlement and guilty plea from Alcoa is something of a vindication for a Bahraini aluminum giant and its lawyers at Akin Gump, who beat prosecutors to the punch with a lawsuit over the same conduct—and won a hefty settlement of their own in 2012.

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