Topic: Russia-Ukraine conflict

UK investigates Russian oligarch Petr Aven over possible sanctions violations

27 May 2022

Swiss authorities trigger rarely-used forfeiture mechanism to target Ukrainian funds

One lawyer said Swiss authorities are utilising a “shortcut” to circumvent the country’s normal rules on assisting foreign prosecutors in reclaiming embezzled state funds.

27 May 2022

BIS blocks fifth Russian airline over export control breaches

20 May 2022

UK MPs: agencies should receive a share of DPA awards

Two cross-party anti-corruption groups have called for the UK government to reinvest some of the money secured from successful enforcement actions into its anti-corruption agencies.

19 May 2022

Heightened crypto sanctions concerns are misplaced, experts say

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While the cryptocurrency sector is under an enforcement microscope amid sanctions on Russia, the industry feels it has an unfair target on its back.

13 May 2022

Commerce Department "reaching out" to companies over Russia, says BIS head

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Matt Axelrod said the Bureau of Industry and Security is getting in touch with certain companies to make sure they’re complying with new Russia export controls.

10 May 2022

Fiji court rules in favour of US seizing superyacht

03 May 2022

Biden asks Congress to change laws for Russian asset recovery

The White House’s proposals include broadening RICO and expanding the DOJ’s ability to dedicate forfeited funds to Ukraine.

28 April 2022

BIS blocks another Russian airline for export control violations

The order against Aviastar follows enforcement actions earlier this month against three other Russian airlines.

21 April 2022

FinCEN issues kleptocracy warning highlighting Russian corruption

19 April 2022

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