Recently by Thaddeus Rogers McBride
Russia Sanctions: Iran Déjà Vu Or Jamais Vu?
Over the past few months, Russia’s global position has morphed from that of host to exile, diplomat to aggressor. Early in 2014, Russia welcomed the world to Sochi for the Winter Olympics; in late 2013, the country was a key intermediary in diplomatic talks with Syria. But then in late...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More