Action against Respondents, a publicly traded clean fuel systems company and its former chief executive, for alleged violations of the anti-bribery, books and records, and internal controls provisions of the FCPA.  The SEC alleges that Respondents orchestrated a stock transfer to a Chinese official in an effort to increase the dividend of a Chinese joint venture in which the corporate Respondent held shares.  Respondent company agreed to pay disgorgement of $2,350,000, prejudgment interest of $196,000, and a civil penalty of $1,500,000.  Respondent former executive has agreed to a pay a civil penalty of $120,000.

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