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Fifth Circuit hears more arguments on extraterritoriality in US foreign bribery law, statute-of-limitations issues

By Samuel Rubenfeld
  • 09 Nov 2022 01:44
  • 09 Nov 2022 02:03
Oral arguments held today before the US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit again focused on the applicability of foreign bribery law on conduct committed abroad, as well as issues surrounding how the government can use tolling agreements to collect overseas evidence.

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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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