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Second Circuit foreign bribery ruling “threatens international comity”

By James Thomas

30 September 2019

Second Circuit foreign bribery ruling “threatens international comity” 
US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit (Credit: iStock.com/VitalyEdush)

Lawyers have slammed a federal appeals court’s decision to uphold the conviction of a Chinese billionaire for bribing UN officials, calling it “dangerously wrong”.