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This Week On FCPA Professor

August 17, 2019

FCPA Professor has been described as “the Wall Street Journal concerning all things FCPA-related,” and “the most authoritative source for those seeking to understand and apply the FCPA.”

Set forth below are the topics discussed this week on FCPA Professor.

As highlighted here, the Second Circuit recently affirmed the FCPA and related convictions of Ng Lap Seng.

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Friday Roundup

August 16, 2019

Trial delayed, “foreign official” brain teaser, and scrutiny alert. It’s all here in the Friday roundup.

Trial Delayed

Previous posts here and here have highlighted the long-drawn out FCPA prosecution of Lawrence Hoskins. As highlighted here, the trial scheduled to begin on September 3rd has been further delayed until October 16th.

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How Others Answered The Question Of Whether The FCPA Has Been Successful In Achieving Its Objectives

August 15, 2019

This post highlighted a new article titled “Has the FCPA Been Successful in Achieving Its Objectives?”

As highlighted below, the same general question has been posed to several guests on the FCPA Flash Podcast.  Click on the links to see how the individuals answered the very relevant question.

Sandra Moser (Quinn Emanuel and former chief of the DOJ’s Fraud Section)

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New Article – Has The FCPA Been Successful In Achieving Its Objectives?

August 14, 2019

Law review publishing is seldom speedy.

Thus, even though the 40th anniversary of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act occurred a while back, I am pleased to share that my new article titled “Has the FCPA Been Successful in Achieving Its Objectives” was recently published by the Illinois Law Review.

The article can be downloaded here and the abstract is set forth below. Do read the article and answer the question for yourself.

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From The Dockets

August 13, 2019

Updates in the FCPA prosecutions of Lawrence Hoskins and Frank Chatburn.


This previous post highlighted how Lawrence Hoskins (a U.K. national criminally charged with FCPA offenses in 2013) recently argued “enough is enough” as he seeks dismissal of the indictment based on violations of the Speedy Trial Act and his constitutional rights to a fair and speedy trial.

As reported here:

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