Region: Sudan

Swiss ministry urges tighter checks on gold bullion from UAE

18 October 2021

Schlumberger subsidiaries penalised in US sanctions probe

The two OFAC enforcement actions against separate Schlumberger subsidiaries add to a list of sanctions problems that the company has experienced in recent years.

28 September 2021

Bank of China settles US sanctions probe

The US Treasury Department’s sanctions enforcer has slapped the Bank of China’s UK arm with a $2.3 million penalty for executing over $40 million worth of transactions on behalf of Sudanese customers.

27 August 2021

Satellite communications company settles US sanctions probe

The New York-based Comtech has reached a settlement with the US Treasury Department for indirectly exporting satellite equipment to the once-sanctioned Sudanese civil aviation authority and for providing product training to its staff.

18 September 2020

BNP Paribas sued over Darfur genocide

27 September 2019

US Treasury Department shrinks sanctions penalty for London bank

The US Treasury Department has suspended over $200 million of a potential fine to the British Arab Commercial Bank for breaching sanctions after consulting with a UK financial regulator.

18 September 2019

OFAC finds violations in shipping company's subpoena response

08 August 2019

Société Générale remedied self-report failure in $1.34 billion sanctions probe with “voluminous evidence”

Société Générale executives and global compliance managers were aware that the bank was conducting transactions in Cuba that violated US sanctions for a decade before Société Générale self-reported to US authorities.

20 November 2018

US extends review of Sudan sanctions

12 July 2017

Developments in US economic sanctions: 2016 in review

Ropes & Gray counsel Michael Casey in Washington, DC and Chicago-based associate Brendan Hanifin consider some of the most notable changes in the US sanctions regime in 2016.

19 January 2017

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