What Does It Take to Get a Conviction? The DOJ and Outside Counsel Provide Insights on Recent, High-Profile FARA Criminal Cases

December 4, 2020 2:00pm

Jay Bratt
Chief of the Counterintelligence & Export Control Section (CES)
National Security Division

U.S. Department of Justice

Amy Jeffress
Arnold & Porter

This panel will focus on the most prominent enforcement actions in recent memory, and the intersection of FARA with other U.S. laws.

Topics will include:

  • Reviewing recent cases and critical developments informing FARA enforcement
  • How DOJ assesses its “willfulness” burden of proof in criminal cases
  • Circumstantial evidence in FARA criminal prosecutions: What is enough?