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FCPA Docket: “Diplomatically sensitive” questions arise in PDVSA case

By Clara Hudson

22 May 2020

FCPA Docket: “Diplomatically sensitive” questions arise in PDVSA case Caracas, Venezuela (Credit: iStock.com/apomares)

In today’s news round-up, Venezuela’s state-owned oil company noted the diplomatic significance of a US bid to block its compensation request and the DOJ confirms that no FCPA unit prosecutors have so far been assigned to covid-19 cases.