J. Scott Maberry

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FCPA Overreach? Courts Address Personal Jurisdiction In Cases Against Foreign Defendants

In the past decade, the U.S. government has interpreted the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) increasingly broadly, especially in cases against non-U.S. defendants. In particular, the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) have asserted jurisdiction over...

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U.S. Sanctions Update: The Freeze Deepens In Iran And Syria; The Thaw Continues In Burma

U.S. sanctions against Iran and Syria have expanded rapidly in 2012, while sanctions against Myanmar (still referred to by the U.S. government by its pre-coup name, Burma) have been eased. These changes reflect the complex responses of U.S. policymakers to rapidly changing geopolitical, strategic...

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