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Congress Overrides President’s Veto, Clearing Way for Anti-Money Laundering Act

On January 1, 2021, the Senate joined the House in voting to override President Donald Trump’s veto of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021 (“NDAA”).

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Two Recent Decisions Provide Rare Guidance on the FCPA's Reach Over Foreign Nationals


Time to Read: 1 minutes Practices: Anti-Corruption / International Risk, Government Enforcement / White Collar Criminal Defense

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Two recent district court decisions have shed light on the reach and scope of the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) over foreign nationals: SEC v. Straub and SEC v. Sharef. For companies and individuals operating abroad, these cases provide rare judicial guidance on the reach of the FCPA’s anti-bribery and record-keeping provisions. Together, they reaffirm U.S. regulators’ long-standing position that the FCPA has broad applicability to foreign nationals, while also setting the outer limits of the civil scope of the FCPA.

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