Region: United States of America

DOJ looks to seize sanctioned Russian energy company’s private jet

Brooklyn federal prosecutors have obtained a warrant to seize a plane belonging to a Russian state energy company for alleged breaches of US export controls and sanctions against Russia.

09 March 2023

SDNY official: prior management’s role in misconduct not an aggravating factor

US attorneys won’t consider involvement by past management an aggravating factor in white-collar crimes, a Manhattan prosecutor said, highlighting a departure from Main Justice’s approach.

08 March 2023

DOJ: ex-Goldman banker should get 15 years in prison for “instrumental” 1MDB role

Federal prosecutors said that granting Roger Ng’s request for time served would amount to a sentence that is 98% below the federal guidelines for his crimes.

07 March 2023

DOJ, Commerce, Treasury roll out first joint national security guidance

The new compliance note warns companies to be particularly weary of purchases routed through countries or “transshipment points” that are commonly used in schemes to violate Russia and Belarus sanctions.

02 March 2023

Fifth Circuit to rehear appeal in PDVSA case

A panel of judges on the US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit said it would re-hear oral arguments that resulted in the revival of an FCPA case against a dual Swiss-Portuguese citizen.

02 March 2023

Indian tobacco company reaches US sanctions settlement over North Korea shipment

Mumbai-based Godfrey Phillips India will pay $332,500 to settle claims that it caused US banks to breach sanctions against North Korea by disguising the destination of a tobacco shipment it sent to the country.

02 March 2023

Metro Bank resolves US sanctions investigation without fine

02 March 2023

DOJ to shake up National Security Division enforcement approach

“National security risk should be vaulting up the corporate compliance risk chart because it's going to be more and more the subject of attention from the Department of Justice,” a senior DOJ official said.

01 March 2023

US export violations to cost 3D printing company $25 million

A US printing business has reached civil settlements with three US agencies for exporting sensitive military and aerospace data to China and Germany without the required licences.

01 March 2023

FCPA Docket: US authorities probe Stanley Black & Decker

The DOJ and SEC are looking into potential FCPA violations by US power tool maker Stanley Black & Decker, Ericsson is looking for a new chief compliance officer, and an advertising company accused of misconduct in China has reported it is continuing its settlement negotiations with US authorities.

28 February 2023

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