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SEC's Och-Ziff Bribery Suit Gets Axed As Untimely

Law360 (July 12, 2018, 9:42 PM EDT) -- A New York federal judge on Thursday dismissed a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission suit accusing two former Och-Ziff Capital Management Group LLC executives of bribing African government officials to secure investments, deeming it untimely.

U.S. District Judge Nicholas Garaufis rejected the reasoning the SEC put forward as to why the statute of limitations should be tolled in the suit against Michael L. Cohen, the former head of Och-Ziff's European office, and Vanja Baros, a former analyst for Och-Ziff unit OZ Management Europe.

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Case Information

Case Title

Securities and Exchange Commission v. Cohen et al

Case Number



New York Eastern

Nature of Suit



Nicholas G. Garaufis

Date Filed

January 26, 2017

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