Posts from January 2019.
Offers Informational Resources to Researchers, Journalists, and Potential Foreign Agents

WASHINGTON, D.C. - January 22, 2019: Caplin & Drysdale's Political Law Group today announced the launch of a new website – – to serve as an informational resource to the regulated community and to journalists seeking a better understanding of the Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA).

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has increased its scrutiny of FARA compliance, as evidenced by its $4.6 million FARA-related settlement with prominent law ...

The Department of Justice’s FARA Registration Unit regularly issues what are called “Letters of Inquiry” when it believes an individual, company, non-profit, consultancy, or other party may need to register under the Foreign Agents Registration Act (“FARA”).  Below are frequently asked questions about FARA Letters of Inquiry.

What gives rise to a Letter of Inquiry?

A Letter of Inquiry can be the result of a media article, a complaint or “tip” to the FARA Unit, a referral to the FARA Unit from another governmental body, or a review by the FARA Unit of public records and ...

Caplin &
Drysdale welcomes you to, which is a new informational resource for the
regulated community about the Foreign Agents Registration Act (“FARA”).  This site is the first online resource to
provide detailed summaries of advisory opinions issued by the Department of
Justice’s FARA Unit, descriptions of major FARA enforcement cases, and a
comprehensive database of FARA’s legislative history materials all in a single
location. will also be
updated regularly to include FARA news and other information about the
law.  We hope that you will find it

An Informational Resource in a New Era of Foreign Agents Registration Act Enforcement.



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