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Wake Up To Sanctions

November 19, 2018 SanctionsAlert.com Sanctions Round Up US Imposes Sanctionson 17 Saudis for Alleged Role in Khashoggi Killing, but Prince Stays Clear On November 15, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) designated Saud...

Indictment of Lebanese Businessman, Tajideen, Points to Bold Methods of Sanctions Enforcement by DoJ and May Trigger Compliance Headaches for Banks

July 14, 2017 By Anna Sayre, Legal Content Writer, SanctionsAlert.com On March 24, 2017, Kassim Tajideen, an international financier and businessman operating a network of businesses in Lebanon and Africa, was charged by the U.S. Department of Justice (DoJ) with...

US relentless in case involving illegal exports of components founds in bombs in Iraq

September 16, 2016 By Daniel Calloway, SanctionsAlert.com On April 4, 2016, Lim Yong Nam (also known as Steven Lim), a citizen of Singapore, was extradited from Indonesia to the US to stand trial on charges of taking part in a conspiracy involving the export of 6,000...

U.S. Court Denies Bail to Dual Turkish-Iranian National Charged with Violating Iran Sanctions Not withstanding Jurisdictional Issues

Date: July 29, 2016 By: Bruce Zagaris* On June 16, 2016, U.S. District Court Judge Richard M. Berman in Manhattan denied bail for Reza Zarrab, a dual Turks-Iranian national and gold trader, charged with violating Iranian sanctions.1 Decision to Deny Bail Judge Berman...

U.S. Indicts 7 Iranians Working for Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps-Affiliated Entities for Coordinated Cyber Attacks Against the U.S. Financial Sector

Author: Bruce Zagaris* Date: May 15, 2016 On March 24, 2016, Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch, Director James B. Comey of the FBI, Assistant Attorney General for National Security John P. Carlin and U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara of the Southern District of New York...

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