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Former Och-Ziff execs use Supreme Court disgorgement ruling to fight FCPA charges

By Dylan Tokar

22 August 2017

Former Och-Ziff execs use Supreme Court disgorgement ruling to fight FCPA charges The Theodore Roosevelt Federal Courthouse in New York, where the US Securities and Exchange Commission has filed civil Foreign Corrupt Practices Act charges against former Och-Ziff executives Michael Cohen and Vanja Baros. Beyond My Ken via Wikimedia Commons (CC BY-SA 4.0)

Two former executives of Och-Ziff Capital Management have attacked foreign bribery charges by the US Securities and Exchange Commission using a Supreme Court ruling that legal experts warned would significantly restrict the agency's enforcement programme.