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Bribery case against Swiss asset manager is valid despite judge’s dismissal, US argues in appellate brief

By Samuel Rubenfeld
  • 30 Aug 2022 22:03
  • 30 Aug 2022 22:03
The foreign bribery conspiracy and money laundering charges against Swiss asset manager Paulo Jorge Da Costa Casqueiro Murta were valid and a district court erred in dismissing the case against him, the US government argued in an appellate brief.
Murta was charged in 2019 with helping Americans pay bribes to

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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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