Trial-Heavy Fall Will Test FCPA Unit, Shape Law

By Jody Godoy (August 15, 2019, 9:37 PM EDT) -- Prosecutors from the U.S. Department of Justice's Foreign Corrupt Practices Act unit are set to try six cases this October, an unprecedented boom that will require prosecutors to multitask and may give courts more chances to interpret foreign-bribery law.

The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act unit at the U.S. Department of Justice will have its hands full this fall with six trials set to start. (AP) The half-dozen trials slated for October run the gamut from core FCPA cases to money laundering and fraud charges connected to foreign bribery. The sudden glut of trials stems from the FCPA unit bringing more cases, a...

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