Topic: Russia-Ukraine conflict

BIS officially ends ‘no admit, no deny settlements’, plans tougher penalties

The agency has implemented new policies to step up its enforcement of the most serious export control violations in response to unprecedented national security threats from Russia and China.

01 July 2022

UK politicians: UWOs have been “spectacularly unsuccessful”

A parliamentary committee has concluded that the UK’s underfunded law enforcement agencies have failed to effectively utilise unexplained wealth orders.

30 June 2022

Russia sanctions task force: assets freezes top $30 billion

30 June 2022

AUSTRAC establishes Russian sanctions team

27 June 2022

Three more Russian airlines blocked by BIS over export control violations

27 June 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

US Treasury urges Middle East banks to comply with Russia sanctions

A Treasury Department official has warned lenders in the United Arab Emirates about the extraterritorial reach of US sanctions enforcement.

23 June 2022

DOJ to send attorneys overseas for sanctions work

US Attorney General Merrick Garland said he’d be sending three DOJ attorneys overseas to fight Russian illicit finance and sanctions evasion.

22 June 2022

FATF limits Russia’s role in AML organisation

20 June 2022

Lawyers bewildered by disparities in Russia sanctions regimes

Differences between Russia sanctions regimes in the EU, the UK and the US mean lawyers are sometimes struggling to answer their clients’ simplest questions.

17 June 2022

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