Topic: Sanctions

Indonesian company agrees to pay $1.6 million to settle DOJ sanctions probe

The Justice Department’s settlement with Bukit Muria Jaya was announced a few days after OFAC revealed its existence in a related enforcement action.

18 January 2021

US Treasury sparks confusion with China sanctions “guessing game”

The Treasury Department’s guidance on the China Military Companies Sanctions has been described by one expert as “truly bizarre”.

15 January 2021

Indonesian paper manufacturer settles US sanctions probe

An Indonesian company has entered into a settlement with US authorities for exporting nearly $1 million worth of cigarette paper to North Korea.

14 January 2021

Ex-US sanctions official: Biden to mirror Trump’s approach minus the “flourishes”

Ex-OFAC chief counsel Charlie Steele spoke to GIR about the future of US sanctions, his move back to private practice and why he chose not to join a law firm after leaving the government.

08 January 2021

Russia introduces criminal penalties for unregistered foreign agents

08 January 2021

US confiscates millions tied to Iranian sanctions evasion scheme

US authorities seized funds used in a failed attempt to purchase the Sheraton Hotel in Tbilisi from a UAE sovereign wealth fund.

06 January 2021

Florida businessman pleads guilty again in Venezuelan sanctions case

05 January 2021

French bank slapped with $8.6 million penalty in US sanctions probe

The US Treasury Department's first sanctions enforcement action of 2021 is its largest in over a year.

05 January 2021

Just Sanctions post-holiday news round-up

An overview of the several important sanctions developments from late December, including a pair of US Treasury Department enforcement actions, China’s amendments to its trade secret theft law and Swiss prosecutors’ dropping of a high-profile export control probe.

04 January 2021

GIR’s top stories of 2020

A collection of GIR’s most-read stories as well as the editorial team’s favourite news articles, interviews, and features from 2020.

18 December 2020

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