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US judge delays FIFA bribery trial to January 2023 following disclosure of new discovery material

By Samuel Rubenfeld
  • 09 May 2022 22:53
  • 09 May 2022 23:07
The next trial in the FIFA racketeering case will be delayed until January 2023 after US prosecutors disclosed thousands of new documents in discovery material, a federal judge ruled today.
The trial of Hernan Lopez and Carlos Martinez, both former sports marketing executives, and Uruguayan company Full Play Group SA,

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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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