The Kessel Run is obviously a major accomplishment that would make it known galaxy-wide. Just look to The Force Awakens. 30 years after The Return of the Jedi, Rey meets Han Solo and says:
This is the Millenium Falcon!? You're Han Solo!?
And then later,
This is the ship that made the Kessel Run in 14 parsecs!
Han corrects this to 12, but it ...
According to US law, piracy is:
any of the three following actions: (A) any illegal acts of violence or detention or any act of depredation committed for private ends on the high seas or a place outside the jurisdiction of any state by the crew or the passengers of a private ship and directed against another ship or against persons or property on board such ...