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Och-Ziff restitution ruling threatens to open floodgates

By Clara Hudson

03 September 2019

Och-Ziff restitution ruling threatens to open floodgates Credit: iStockphoto.com/mabus13

A federal judge in Brooklyn has ruled that US hedge fund Och-Ziff Capital Management should compensate certain victims of its foreign bribery scheme. The ruling raises the prospect of similar restitution claims in other FCPA cases.