Topic: Sanctions

OFSI fines oilfield consultancy for Syria sanctions breaches

The UK’s civil sanctions enforcement agency has fined a UAE-based consultancy £15,000 for buying flights for an employee from a sanctioned Syrian airline.

29 June 2022

US national convicted of shipping tech to Iran’s central bank

A dual US and Iranian citizen has admitted shipping software and radio parts to Iran in breach of US sanctions and export controls.

29 June 2022

US export control agency to target universities

29 June 2022

AUSTRAC establishes Russian sanctions team

27 June 2022

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

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