Stop Challenging FCPA Definition Of 'Foreign Official'

Law360, New York (November 4, 2014, 10:14 AM EST) -- With lots of fanfare, Esquenazi, Rodriguez and the usual suspects filed a cert petition and briefs in support of the appeal from the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals’ decision affirming the lower court’s interpretation of “instrumentality,” and the significant criminal sentences handed out to the two defendants.

The petition was denied quickly. No one should have been surprised, including all the usual suspects. I do not want to rain on everyone’s parade but the U.S. Department of Justice has been winning, and consistently so, for years...
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