Topic: Sanctions

Supreme Court to hear Halkbank sanctions case

The state-owned Turkish bank argued that it should enjoy immunity from a criminal sanctions case involving Iranian oil proceeds.

03 October 2022

US Supreme Court denies Deripaska’s request for review of sanctions case

The high court's denial comes shortly after the DOJ hit the Russian oligarch with criminal charges for evading sanctions imposed on him in 2018.

03 October 2022

OFAC fines email gift card issuer

OFAC issued new guidance for businesses supplying “instant payment systems” after finding that Tango Card committed thousands of potential sanctions breaches, racking up a maximum penalty of $9.2 billion.

03 October 2022

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

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