The Swedish telecom giant Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson appears to have placed the company’s fate in the hands of recently hired chief compliance officer Laurie Waddy along with chief legal officer Xavier Dedullen.

The two attorneys were the only company employees named as authorized individuals last week in documents that were part of Ericsson’s billion-dollar deferred prosecution agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice over violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. The Stockholm-based company did not respond Monday or Tuesday to Corporate Counsel’s request to speak to Waddy or Dedullen.

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