Region: Ukraine

OFAC fines email gift card issuer

OFAC issued new guidance for businesses supplying “instant payment systems” after finding that Tango Card committed thousands of potential sanctions breaches, racking up a maximum penalty of $9.2 billion.

03 October 2022

OFSI fines competition organiser for accepting Crimea wines

The UK's civil sanctions enforcer has issued a £30,000 penalty to the UK company behind an annual beverage competition in Hong Kong for breaching sanctions targeting a Russian state company.

27 September 2022

OFSI may loosen rules on legal fees from sanctioned clients

The head of the UK’s civil sanctions enforcement agency said he is considering a step that would make it simpler for law firms to get paid by sanctioned clients.

07 September 2022

US obtains warrant for oligarch’s $90 million Airbus

A US federal judge has signed off on a request to seize a $90 million aeroplane owned by sanctioned Russian oligarch Andrei Skoch.

12 August 2022

People News: Ukraine names new head of anti-corruption office

In the latest roundup, Ukraine appoints a new lead anti-corruption prosecutor, a US law firm sets up a civil rights and racial equity audit group while a multinational brewer has hired a new CCO.

29 July 2022

Lab equipment shipper pleads guilty to failing to file export information

Intertech Trading Corporation will pay $140,000 in fines for undervaluing shipments to Russia and Ukraine if court accepts plea agreement.

14 July 2022

Abramovich seeks €1 million damages in EU sanctions challenge

Details of the oligarch’s legal challenge against his EU sanctions designation became public on Monday.

11 July 2022

Immunity deal for yacht company reveals US strategy for oligarch probes

Former federal prosecutors believe the DOJ’s decision to trade immunity for information about a yacht’s oligarch owner is a warning shot for the yacht building industry and other sectors that serve the super-rich.

24 June 2022

Prosecutors secure properties and funds in Germany’s first Russia sanctions case

In a historic step, Munich prosecutors have seized a bank account and three apartments in the city from a Russian politician and his wife accused of breaching EU sanctions.

20 June 2022

Ukrainian anti-corruption agency on war footing

Ukraine’s National Agency on Corruption Prevention has shifted its focus to confiscating the assets of pro-Kremlin businesses and oligarchs following the Russian invasion, an official has revealed.

15 June 2022

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