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DOJ wants civil case against Och-Ziff execs stayed to avoid “unfair advantage”

By Dylan Tokar

12 February 2018

DOJ wants civil case against Och-Ziff execs stayed to avoid “unfair advantage” 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)

The DOJ has warned a federal court of the risks of allowing the SEC’s foreign bribery case against two former Och-Ziff employees to continue while one of the individuals faces related criminal charges.