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Comment: Hoskins decision puts US compliance with OECD anti-bribery convention deeper in jeopardy

A recent appellate decision may pull the US further out of compliance with an international anti-bribery agreement, and concerns with the law could require action by Congress or the Supreme Court.

Last week, the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit affirmed a judge’s acquittal of Lawrence Hoskins, a former Alstom

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Samuel Rubenfeld


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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