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DOJ Gets Lesson On FARA Push In Ex-Skadden Atty's Case

Law360 (September 6, 2019, 6:17 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of Justice's loss in the prosecution of former Skadden partner Gregory Craig could make clear to officials that, if they want the full picture on those involved in foreign lobbying, it’s going to take more subpoenas directed to suspected “agents” and meticulous FBI interviews.

While the acquittal shouldn't slow an ongoing Justice Department enforcement push, the Craig case did further expose holes on the front end of the lobbying oversight process, experts say. With an eye on ferreting out details of “agent” activities and creating a clear written record, lobbying experts said officials may take a lesson from...

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