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Comment: Fifth Circuit to weigh foreign reach of domestic application of US anti-corruption law

By Samuel Rubenfeld
  • 12 Oct 2022 23:05
  • 12 Oct 2022 23:21
Conduct committed abroad by a foreign national as part of a bribery conspiracy can fall under a domestic application of US anti-corruption law if the principal acts were carried out by others located in the US, the government recently argued before the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.

The claim came in the government's

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Samuel Rubenfeld

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Samuel Rubenfeld is a reporter covering cases of bribery and corruption and some international trade issues. Prior to joining MLex, he was editor of the Kharon Brief, a news and data analysis platform focused on global security issues, including sanctions and export controls. Earlier in his career, Rubenfeld spent about a decade at The Wall Street Journal, including nearly nine years as a reporter covering corporate risk and compliance concerns such as bribery, money laundering, sanctions, terrorist financing and whistleblowers.

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