For Now, Hoskins Sets a Limit on the FCPA’s Jurisdictional Reach

A recent decision in a high-profile FCPA case in the District of Connecticut, U.S. v. Hoskins, has clarified that the reach of the FCPA is not as unlimited as the DOJ contends.  As Arnold & Porter attorneys Mara V.J. Senn and Brandie Weddle explain in a guest article, the Hoskins court has created a road map that delineates the limits of the government’s FCPA jurisdiction.  They discuss the potential repercussions of the decision for FCPA enforcement.  See also “One U.S. District Court in New York Affirms Broad Jurisdictional and Temporal Reach of the FCPA While Another Dismisses FCPA Case for Lack of Contacts” (Feb. 20, 2013).

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