Rosenstein Quoted in POLITICO

Partner Josh Rosenstein was quoted in an article about the potential for more FARA registrations by Saudi-funded golf league LIV’s consultants. Rosenstein commented on Gitcho Goodwin’s initial registration.

Sandler Reiff Lamb Rosenstein & Birkenstock’s Josh Rosenstein speculated that it’s unlikely Gitcho Goodwin registered in the first place without some initial outreach from DOJ, calling it “generally rare” for a firm to do so retroactively on its own. Gitcho did not respond to a request for comment. The Justice Department declined to comment.

The compliance burdens under FARA are really heavy,” Rosenstein said, so while some registrants couch their filings with statements of doing so “out of an abundance of caution,” “prophylactic registration where the law plainly does not apply is really unusual,” he said.

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