How Hoskins Limits Extraterritorial Sanctions Enforcement

    View Authors October 2018

    The Second Circuit’s recent decision in United States v. Hoskins precludes the government from charging a foreign national acting abroad with violating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act through theories of conspiracy and accomplice liability, if the government could not charge the foreign national as a principal. This holding is equally applicable to US sanctions law. Partner Kevin McCart and associate Jacquelyn Desch take a closer look at Hoskins in Law360 Expert Analysis. To read the full article, view Law360's website.