Michael Dearington Writes Article and Blog Post on Supreme Court’s Ocasio v. United States Decision
Michael closely analyzes the Supreme Court’s decision in Ocasio v. United States, 136 S. Ct. 1423 (2016), where the Court anomalously held that a police officer can conspire with a shop owner to extort that same shop owner in violation of the Hobbs Act, and explains why the decision could mean trouble for bribe-taking foreign officials, who are traditionally considered to be beyond the scope of FCPA conspiracy liability. To read the article in full, click here. Michael also published a related blog post on the FCPA Professor website. See here.
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