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Sergey Karpushkin agreed to pay $4.7 million in forfeiture as part of his plea.
08 September 2023
A general licence issued by the UK government to allow lawyers to undertake compliance work under the country’s Russian sanctions regime has resolved some issues but placed heavier administrative burdens on legal practitioners.
18 August 2023
Moscow’s draconian regulations force Western companies to sell their Russian assets at an extreme discount and tack on a special tax to the sale. Meanwhile, the US wants companies to apply for a special licence to divest their Russian assets. Lawyers say the conflicting rules are hard to navigate.
11 August 2023
Charles McGonigal, the former head of the FBI’s counterintelligence unit in New York, has informed a federal judge that he may wish to change his plea after initially denying charges that he violated US sanctions by secretly working for a Russian oligarch.
08 August 2023
08 August 2023
Andrew Adams is moving to a law firm after leading a DOJ initiative targeting Russian officials and elites who violate US sanctions.
01 August 2023
The prosecutor who kickstarted an inter-agency task force targeting Russian oligarchs has left SDNY soon after his return.
27 July 2023
The Office of Foreign Assets Control de-listed two former Russian bank board members who sued the US government arguing that they were wrongfully sanctioned.
21 July 2023
Andrew Adams will step down from a task force targeting Russian oligarchs as he heads back to the US Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York.
20 July 2023
With the departure of Ryan Fayhee and Roy Liu, Hughes Hubbard is promoting a partner and a counsel to lead its sanctions practice as it aims to boost collaboration between the firm’s investigations and sanctions experts.
14 July 2023
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