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Obama Administration Sanctions Syrian President and Top Officials

May 18, 2011, JUST SANCTIONS

The order ramps up sanctions the U.S. imposed on Syria in April, which named several of Assad's family members, but not the president himself.

Novo Nordisk Reports Potential OFAC Breaches Pursuant to FCPA Settlement

February 14, 2011, JUST SANCTIONS

The Danish Healthcare company said it had reported the potential violations to U.S. authorities.

U.S. Sanctions on Bonny Island Project to Top $1.5 Billion

February 01, 2011, JUST SANCTIONS

The fourth partner on the project, the Japanese engineering firm JGC Corp., disclosed late Monday its board approved potential settlements with the Justice Department and authorities in Nigeria.

Schlumberger Target of FCPA Probe

October 08, 2010, JUST SANCTIONS

The Justice Department is looking at whether oil services giant Schlumberger Ltd. made improper payments to government officials in Yemen.

Weatherford Starts Negotiations to Resolve FCPA, Sanctions Probe

September 17, 2010, JUST SANCTIONS

The company said it could not yet predict how the negotiations would pan out.

Barclays Reserves $308 Million To Settle Sanctions Violations

August 05, 2010, JUST SANCTIONS

The bank is under investigation by the Justice Department, the Manhattan District Attorney's office, and the Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control.

DOJ Warns Financial Institutions: Self-Disclose

December 16, 2009, JUST SANCTIONS

Attorney General Eric Holder and Assistant Attorney General Lanny Breuer delivered the message at a news conference in Washington announcing a $536 million penalty for Credit Suisse Group's illegal handling of Iranian funds.