Fatema K. Merchant

Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP

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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...

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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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