In the Press
May 1, 2020

Cutting Off the Stream: How United States v. Silver Affects “Stream of Benefits” or “Retainer” Bribery (Business Crime Bulletin)

Perhaps in this current time of crisis and unprecedented government response, it is as important now as at any time that citizens trust that government officials’ decisions are made free of improper influence or self-dealing. Goodwin’s Jim Gatta, Andrew Kim and discuss the Second Circuit’s recent decision in United States v. Sheldon Silver and its effect on the government’s ability going forward to prosecute public corruption under the “stream of benefits” or “retainer” theories of bribery. Read the by-line in Business Crime Bulletin here