12 June 2020
An ambitious attempt to beef up the World War II-era Foreign Agents Registration Act appears to have all but petered out. Without reform, the DOJ’s lean enforcement record in FARA cases is unlikely to improve.
25 September 2019
A US federal court has quashed the conviction of Iranian-American businessman Bijan Rafiekian two months after he was found guilty of not registering as a foreign agent of Turkey.
16 August 2019
Veteran Washington, DC lawyer Greg Craig and US prosecutors have sparred over what constitutes a misleading statement as he attempts to torpedo a landmark FARA trial.
13 August 2019
Bruce Zagaris at Berliner Corcoran & Rowe in Washington, DC argues that the increased enforcement of the Foreign Agents Registration Act along with enhanced enforcement tools and no significant clarification of the ambiguous provisions of the law will produce more enforcement actions and yet not more compliance.
21 June 2019
Norton Rose Fulbright has recruited national security and trade lawyer Stefan Reisinger from Morgan Lewis & Bockius.
03 June 2019
The US Justice Department says a former Skadden lawyer, indicted over his work for the Ukrainian government, has misinterpreted the US Foreign Agents Registration Act.
17 May 2019
A US federal court has thrown out an attempt to force the government to disclose possible evidence linking Turkey’s president to the Muslim Brotherhood in a case over an individual’s failure to register as a foreign agent.
15 May 2019
Two scheduled trials against individuals charged for violating the Foreign Agents Registration Act will test the historically underutilised law.
29 April 2019
A Chinese state-owned chip producer has launched a muscular lobbying and public relations campaign as it faces a high-profile trade secret theft trial and attempts to remove a US export ban.
22 April 2019
John Demers, assistant attorney general for the DOJ’s national security division, has said the department is still reviewing how best to enforce the Foreign Agents Registration Act.
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