D.C. Circuit Finds Firm Did Not Conspire To Commit RICO Violations In Grenada

D.C. Circuit Finds Firm Did Not Conspire To Commit RICO Violations In Grenada

WASHINGTON, D.C. - A federal appeals court on June 22 dismissed an appeal filed by a company of a lower court's decision that its complaint against a law firm was barred by the doctrine of res judicata, finding that the company failed to show that the firm knew of and participated in a bribery-racketeering conspiracy under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO) 18 U.S.C.S. §§ 1961 et seq.. in relation to an international arbitration case involving Grenada (RSM Production Corp. v. Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer US LLP, et al., No. 11-7101, D.C. Cir.; 2012 U.S. App. LEXIS 12784).

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