FCPA Case Challenges DOJ On 'Foreign Official'

Law360, New York (February 22, 2011, 8:21 PM EST) -- Defense attorneys representing former executives of valve maker Control Components Inc. have launched what some say is the most comprehensive challenge yet to how the U.S. government enforces the law that bans bribery of foreign officials overseas.

The motion — filed Monday in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California by Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP, Sidley Austin LLP and other defense attorneys — asks the court to dismiss 10 counts in the foreign bribery case against former executives and employees of Control...
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