Region: North America

BIS blocks fifth Russian airline over export control breaches

20 May 2022

Former DOJ trial attorney appointed deputy general counsel at OnlyFans

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Nikhila Raj has joined the subscription-based content platform after five years at the DOJ.

20 May 2022

FARA civil statute dusted off for casino mogul

Prosecutors are seeking an injunction to force compliance with reporting requirements. The case “is the latest manifestation of this gradual intensification of the department’s enforcement of FARA,” a former prosecutor said.

19 May 2022

Reports to the SEC doubled in 2021

SEC chairman Gary Gensler said the agency’s enforcement division needs more resources to deal with a surge in reports from whistleblowers and members of the public.

18 May 2022

Son of Panama Papers “posterchild” gets early release from probation

18 May 2022

Allianz agrees $6bn US fraud settlement

17 May 2022

BIS previews potential enforcement policy changes

The assistant secretary for export enforcement on Monday expanded on potential changes to the agency’s administrative enforcement arsenal, including its approach to penalties, charging letters, and no admit, no deny settlements.

17 May 2022

US prosecutors push for “significant prison sentence” for BitMEX founder

US prosecutors said in a sentencing memorandum submitted on 12 May that Arthur Hayes’ “willful and continuous” violation of the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) was enough to deserve a “significant sentence of incarceration” of more than 12 months, though it did not ask for a specific sentence.

17 May 2022

Goldman Sachs, bank executives reach settlement with shareholders

The bank will receive almost $80 million from insurers on behalf of current and former Goldman Sachs executives to enhance its compliance programmes.

16 May 2022

Judge restores CFTC's $16m settlement with Kraft and Mondelēz

16 May 2022

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