Region: Russian Federation

Biden Treasury Department nominee vows to review Navalny sanctions targets

President Joe Biden’s nominee to lead the US sanctions agency said that if confirmed he would review the list of Russian individuals accused of corruption and human rights abuses by imprisoned opposition politician Alexei Navalny.

22 June 2021

Deripaska loses Crimea-linked sanctions challenge

Billionaire businessman Oleg Deripaska has lost his court battle against US sanctions imposed on him for allegedly aiding Russia’s annexation of Crimea.

14 June 2021

Italian oil services company agrees plea deal in sanctions case

26 April 2021

Judge scolds investors’ bribery lawsuit: “That theory is incredible”

Investors sued a US company after it bought an Israeli business that allegedly engaged in widespread bribery. A federal judge dismissed the lawsuit, saying it was “stitched together by tissue paper-thin” allegations.

31 March 2021

Russian company pleads guilty to export violations

31 March 2021

Italian oil services company in US plea agreement talks over sanctions evasion charges

29 March 2021

Satellite communications company settles Commerce Department banned exports probe

The violations stem from incorrect advice that compliance officers gave to staff about exporting sensitive technology to Russia, the UAE and Brazil.

19 March 2021

Moscow court sentences bankers over Moldovan laundromat roles

19 March 2021

OFAC closes Frequency Electronics investigation

15 March 2021

BIS head rejects Russia-linked businessman’s export ban appeal

A US businessman has failed to overturn a 15-year export trade ban handed to him by the Commerce Department years after his conviction for illegally shipping microelectronics to Russia.

09 March 2021

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