Taft attorney Russell C. Menyhart was featured as a guest poster on the leading FCPA blog FCPA Professor on Aug. 11. Menyhart's post was about China’s anti-corruption campaign titled “What Zhou Yongkang and a Disgruntled Cab Driver Illustrate About China’s Anti-Corruption Campaign.” Read the article here.
Menyhart is a former diplomat with extensive international experience, most recently serving as political unit chief at the U.S. Consulate in Shanghai from 2011-2014. He assists clients in navigating international legal issues, and a substantial portion of his practice is focused on compliance with anti-corruption laws and export controls, including the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), International Trade in Arms Regulations (ITAR), Export Administration Regulations (EAR) and other relevant laws and regulations. Fluent in Mandarin, he also assists Chinese and other foreign companies and individuals with the legal aspects of investing in the United States and in resolving other complex legal issues. Menyhart's other practice areas include national security law, immigration law and white collar criminal defense.