Work Area: Sanctions

Cruise lines ordered to pay $450 million for using Cuban port

Several cruise lines said they would appeal against the rulings, which mark the first damages awards under a US law allowing US entities to file claims against those who “traffic” in assets seized during the 1960 Cuban revolution.

10 January 2023

ICYMI: News developments over the holidays

A very Happy New Year from all of us at Global Investigations Review. Catch up on the news you may have missed over the holidays, including an OFAC settlement, a VimpelCom-linked fine imposed on EY in the Netherlands, and another end-of-year leniency agreement in Brazil.

03 January 2023

GIR’s top stories of 2022

The GIR editorial team is taking a break from regular news briefings over the next couple of weeks. We will be back on 3 January. In the meantime, please enjoy this selection of some of our favourite and most-read stories. Happy holidays!

18 December 2022

UK businessman to challenge extradition over alleged US sanctions offence

13 December 2022

Russian intelligence agent indicted for sanctions breach

Featured in Investigator's Guide to Russia

Andrii Derkach was sanctioned in 2020 for his involvement in a disinformation campaign targeting, among others, US President Joe Biden.

07 December 2022

“More regulation” needed to stop lawyers from being professional enablers

A UK anti-corruption expert has suggested lawyers should be limited from putting client interests over moral concerns through stricter rules and harsher penalties for non-compliance.

06 December 2022

US judge agrees to end Huawei CFO’s prosecution

05 December 2022

US moves to dismiss charges against Huawei CFO

Featured in Investigator's Guide to New York

Meng Wanzhou, the daughter of Huawei’s founder and current chief financial officer at the company, agreed to a four-year DPA, back-dated to the time of her arrest in 2018, in 2021.

02 December 2022

Airbus export control head: diversion of parts to Russia is company’s “biggest worry”

Featured in In-house

Speaking at a GIR Live conference in London on Thursday, Lesley Davey outlined the company’s response to sanctions on Russia following the country’s invasion of Ukraine.

01 December 2022

DOJ, SEC officials build out expectations on company ephemeral messaging rules

Featured in In-house

Justice Department and SEC officials want companies under investigation to present the rules they have in place for employees’ usage of such messaging platforms.

30 November 2022

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