October 27, 2014, JUST SANCTIONS
U.S. corporate defense lawyers have urged reforms to the Bank's system of investigating and punishing corrupt contractors, amid a fight over selection of corporate monitors and due process concerns.
October 20, 2014, JUST SANCTIONS
The legal challenges launched by Russian state-owned oil company Rosneft and businessman Arkady Rotenberg against the European Council’s sanctions measures will be lengthy and difficult to win, say lawyers.
September 30, 2014, JUST SANCTIONS
The company disclosed in 2011 it was investigating transactions to third parties by distributors at its Danish subsidiary.
September 12, 2014, JUST SANCTIONS
Chinese telecommunications company Huawei has handed four employees over to government enforcers after an investigation allegedly revealed corruption among some of its staff.
August 20, 2014, JUST SANCTIONS
UK bank Standard Chartered has agreed to pay US$300 million to settle anti-money laundering charges brought by the New York State financial regulator after a monitor discovered failures in the bank’s internal compliance controls.
August 19, 2014, JUST SANCTIONS
Auditor PwC has admitted removing important information from an internal investigation report examining sanctions breaches at Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi before sending it to New York’s Department of Financial Services.
August 15, 2014, JUST SANCTIONS
Former Baker & McKenzie lawyer Jonathan Poling has joined Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld as partner in its international trade practice in Washington, DC.
August 14, 2014, JUST SANCTIONS
Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson has hired special counsel Michael Gershberg in Washington, DC, where he will focus on economic sanctions and export controls.
August 07, 2014, JUST SANCTIONS
The broadening of an anti-circumvention list designed to stop Switzerland being used as a channel to bypass EU and US sanctions against Russia is likely to have little effect on multinational Swiss banks and companies.
August 05, 2014, JUST SANCTIONS
Lawyers say the French government’s reaction to the $8.83 billion fine on BNP Paribas is as much a consequence of the country’s sluggish economy as a criticism of US extraterritorial enforcement.