Topic: Sanctions

Deripaska, alleged enablers hit with criminal sanctions evasion charges

The Russian national allegedly evaded US sanctions with the help of two employees to maintain his properties, arrange gift deliveries to friends, sell a California-based music studio and support his girlfriend as she gave birth to his child in the country.

30 September 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

OFAC fines Crédit Agricole subsidiaries for sanctions breaches

Two companies indirectly owned by the wealth management arm of French lender Crédit Agricole have been fined for processing more than $4 million of payments for clients in five sanctioned countries.

27 September 2022

German authorities raid dozens of properties in sanctions evasion probe

German police have conducted simultaneous raids at 24 properties across the country as part of a sanctions evasion investigation targeting a Russian national.

21 September 2022

US adds Iranian aircraft to export controls violations list

20 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 Federal Reserve completes 10 years of monitoring HSBC compliance

02 September 2022

US agencies set their sights on Lukoil jet

The DOJ and BIS have brought parallel enforcement actions targeting a Boeing plane owned by sanctioned Russian oil company Lukoil.

01 September 2022

New German federal financial crime agency in the works

Germany is set to create a new financial crime agency, amid criticism from a global anti-money laundering body that the country lacks coordination in its approach to investigations and enforcement of financial crime.

26 August 2022

TotalEnergies denies supplying fuel for Russian warplanes

25 August 2022

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