Nearly two dozen executives in the arms-dealing business were in Las Vegas en route to meet a supposed defense minister from Gabon when FBI agents moved in. Twenty-one were arrested, accused of offering bribes to a foreign official.
Last week, lawyers for the defendants, and some of the executives themselves, piled into the ceremonial courtroom of the E. Barrett Prettyman Courthouse in Washington to hash out disputes about evidence and the scope of the case — the government’s most ambitious and controversial Foreign Corrupt Practices Act prosecution.
This content has been archived. It is available through our partners, LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law.
To view this content, please continue to their sites.
LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law are third party online distributors of the broad collection of current and archived versions of ALM's legal news publications. LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law customers are able to access and use ALM's content, including content from the National Law Journal, The American Lawyer, Legaltech News, The New York Law Journal, and Corporate Counsel, as well as other sources of legal information.
For questions call 1-877-256-2472 or contact us at [email protected]