Topic: Sanctions

Three more Russian airlines blocked by BIS over export control violations

27 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

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

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

ZTE drops appeal over probation ruling

17 June 2022

Lisa Monaco: “Sanctions should be at the forefront” of corporate compliance programmes

Sanctions should “be at the forefront” of corporate compliance programmes, the US deputy attorney general said in the keynote speech at GIR Live: Women in Investigations on Thursday, adding that an expanding number of industries can be affected by the problem and that a proactive approach could save companies money.

16 June 2022

Counsel Watch: Glencore’s lawyers for global bribery investigations

In the latest Counsel Watch, a round-up of the lawyers acting for Glencore in the US, the UK, Brazil, Switzerland and the Netherlands in corruption investigations that have so far led to criminal resolutions in three continents.

13 June 2022

OFSI issues new enforcement guidance

The UK’s sanctions enforcement agency has updated its guidance for punishing breaches on the eve of a rule change that gives it new powers to fine companies for inadvertent violations.

08 June 2022

DOJ looks to seize two Abramovich planes for export violations

US authorities are targeting a Boeing plane and a Gulfstream jet believed to be in Dubai and Moscow, respectively, and worth a combined estimated $410 million.

07 June 2022

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