Partner Josh Rosenstein was quoted in an article about how Senator Bob Menendez’s foreign agent federal charge signals a new chapter for DOJ on foreign agent law.
“It is absolutely a signal to the public and to the advocacy community that the Department of Justice is not backing away from FARA enforcement.”
The decision to charge the sitting senator with conspiracy to act as a foreign agent may mark the beginnings of a new FARA enforcement strategy.
“If it is the case that the government will now start bringing conspiracy charges more frequently in the FARA arena, that may be the next salvo in basically the government’s attempt to enforce FARA because you do not need the same level of willfulness for conspiracy, you need an overt act.”
Read the full article here.