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Limits of US FCPA jurisdiction over foreigners after Hoskins

Limits of US FCPA jurisdiction over foreigners after Hoskins
Published on: 15 April 2020
Published by: Law360
  • Limits of US FCPA jurisdiction over foreigners after Hoskins
  • Statutory FCPA jurisdiction
  • US v Hoskins (February 2020): The limits of agency
  • Vicarious liability: conspiracy, aiding and abetting and respondeat superior
  • Other statutes may broaden US jurisdiction
  • Conclusion

Article summary

Law360, Expert Analysis: The prosecution of former Alstom executive Lawrence Hoskins and other recent cases in the US illuminate the outer limits of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act’s jurisdiction over foreign persons, but many issues remain to be litigated, and a circuit split may yet need to be resolved, say Jason Linder and William Sinnott at Mayer Brown. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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