October 24-26, 2013, New-York: Bruce Marks, Esq., Speaks at the 92nd Annual Meeting of the American Branch of the International Law Association during the International Law Weekend.
Marks spoke as part of a panel titled “American Legal Imperialism? The Explosion in Extraterritorial Application of U.S. Law”. The moderator Bruce W. Bean, Professor, Michigan State University College of Law, Committee Chair, Extraterritorial Jurisdiction Committee, ABILA, and the panel focused on two of the most controversial areas of extraterritoriality – the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) Act. Bruce Marks made a presentation “The Broad Jurisdiction Of The United States Over Civil Cases Involving Racketeering”
Bruce S. Marks, Managing Director of Marks & Sokolov, has a substantial litigation practice in the United States and internationally and is particularly experienced in prosecuting civil claims under the U.S. Racketeer Influence Corrupt Organization Act (“RICO”), which provides for the recovery of treble damages and attorney fees. The firm has litigated some of the largest RICO cases in the United States based on fraud and other misconduct arising from commercial matters in Russia, including disputes in the aluminum, diamond, oil, and titanium sectors.