US Supreme Court Considers Appropriate Deference to Foreign Law

Stephen Miller, vice chair of the firm's White Collar Defense & Investigations Practice Group,and Isaac Binkovitz, an associate in the firm's Commercial Litigation Department, co-authored, "US Supreme Court Considers Appropriate Deference to Foreign Law," for The Legal Intelligencer. In the United States, antitrust law strives to eliminate price fixing affecting the U.S. market. That price-fixing activity sometimes occurs outside the United States, and some defendants ensnared in antitrust inquiries have invoked a plausible defense that can be summarized as: A foreign government made me do it! Faced with this defense, U.S. courts are tasked with the complex charge of construing the law of foreign nations. 

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