August 13, 2020

Jonathan Kravis Examines the Implications of Recent FIFA Decision

Following a June 2020 decision, the reach of U.S. federal criminal law expanded to potentially cover international employer/employee relationships corrupted by bribe payments using the U.S. financial system.

In United States v. Napout, the Second Circuit affirmed the convictions of two former officials of the global soccer organization Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) for conspiracy to commit honest services wire fraud.

Munger, Tolles & Olson partner Jonathan Kravis examines the potential consequences of this landmark decision in his article, “Honest Services Goes Abroad: Implications of the Recent FIFA Decision” published by Corporate Compliance Insights on Aug. 13, 2020.

You can read the full article on Corporate Compliance Insights.

Jonathan Kravis is an experienced trial lawyer and former federal prosecutor in the Washington, D.C. office of Munger, Tolles & Olson. With a distinguished career as a federal prosecutor and as a senior government official, Mr. Kravis concentrates his practice on trials, complex litigation and high-stakes white-collar matters.