Region: Ukraine

Sanctions Docket: Santander denies reports of US breaches

In the latest sanctions round-up, Santander has denied a media report that suggested the lender breached US sanctions against Iran, while French prosecutors have charged Lafarge with sanctions evasion and financing terrorist groups.

15 February 2024

UK court upholds Russia sanctions on British blogger

The judge described video blogger Graham Phillips as “a Russian asset” who has decided to “help Russia fight its propaganda war”.

15 January 2024

Cravath registers as foreign agent for Burisma representation

The New York-based law firm disclosed in a FARA filing that the head of its investigations practice met with officials at the DOJ and Department of State in 2016 amid probes into the Ukrainian energy company.

08 January 2024

US enforcement officials urged to curb machine tool shipments to Russia

A Ukrainian NGO has met with senior enforcement officials in the justice and commerce departments to encourage them to disrupt Russia’s access to high-tech machine tools produced by companies in the West and allied countries.

21 December 2023

EU court upholds Abramovich sanctions listing

A court in the European Union has ruled to maintain Russian oligarch Roman Abramovich’s sanctions designation in the bloc.

20 December 2023

Company fined, businessman receives prison time in Dutch export control case

A Dutch court has sentenced a Russian man to prison for a year-and-a-half and penalised his company following the Netherlands’ first trade sanctions trial since the start of Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine.

01 November 2023

US businessman pleads guilty over sanctioned Ukrainian oligarch trades

The Florida-based metals executive also agreed to forfeit $160 million obtained through his illicit dealings with Sergey Kurchenko, a sanctioned Ukrainian national, as part of his plea agreement.

04 October 2023

Businessman pleads guilty to buying metals from sanctioned oligarch

Sergey Karpushkin agreed to pay $4.7 million in forfeiture as part of his plea.

08 September 2023

Kolomoisky receives suspect notice in Ukrainian anti-corruption probe

07 September 2023

Kolomoisky detained in fraud, money laundering case

04 September 2023

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