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Entries in U.S. v. Hoskins (5)

Tuesday
Aug202019

Court rules Hoskins must face FCPA trial

Federal District Court Judge Janet Bond ArtertonA federal district court ruled Monday that Lawrence Hoskins, the British national who worked for Alstom, will have to face a trial for violating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and related offenses.

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Wednesday
Nov072018

US v. Hoskins complicates due diligence on intermediaries

The corporate compliance community glimpsed a rare event in August: a federal court decision, U.S. v. Hoskins, tried to define the limits of individual liability under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.

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Monday
Sep102018

Ryan Rohlfsen: How much will US v. Hoskins impact FCPA coverage?

On August 24, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit ruled that a non-resident foreign national cannot be held criminally liable for aiding or abetting or conspiring to violate the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, unless the government can show that he acted as an agent of a “domestic concern” or while physically present in the United States.

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Monday
Aug272018

Second Circuit affirms most of Hoskins dismissal

A federal appeals court ruled Friday that a non-resident foreign national cannot be charged with conspiracy to violate the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act or with aiding and abetting a violation of the FCPA, unless the government can show that he acted as an agent of a “domestic concern” or while physically present in the United States.

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Friday
Apr222016

No FCPA jurisdiction based solely on conspiracy and accomplice liability, court rules

On March 16, the U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut affirmed its earlier ruling that a non-resident foreign national cannot be charged with conspiracy to violate the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act or with aiding and abetting a violation of the FCPA, unless the government can show that he acted as an agent of a “domestic concern” or while physically present in the United States.

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