Future could see more RICO cases – Washington Examiner
Grell said he believes the issue involved in the Chevron RICO case will be a big issue in more court cases to come.
“This case involves extraterritorial application and issues as to what kind of conduct is not U.S.-related,” Grell said. “It’s a gray area in the law. It comes down to how close the alleged corruption needs to be to the United States when it supposedly occurred in Ecuador when Chevron was doing business in that country.”