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UK Enforcement Update: OFSI Shows its Teeth as Penalties for Sanctions Violations Jump into the Millions

July 18, 2020 By: Daniel Martin, Partner, HFW* After a slow start, the U.K. sanctions authority - The Office of Financial Sanctions Implementation (OFSI) - has now begun to show its teeth. However, having seen the size of the penalties imposed by OFAC in the last ten...

Sanctioned Nations Explore Bypassing SWIFT

February 6, 2020 By: Natasha Bright, ACSS Reporter Last November a group of former US government officials and academics sat down for a wargaming exercise entitled “Digital Currency Wars: A National Security Crisis Simulation” hosted by the Harvard Kennedy School and...

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: The Unintended Consequences of Sanctions from a Population Perspective

August 09, 2019 By: Glenda Juliano*, CAMS The U.S. currently maintains economic sanctions against many countries. Frequently criticized and often viewed as a paradox of U.S. foreign policy, economic sanctions are nevertheless quickly becoming the tool of choice for...

At the Five-Year Anniversary Mark, Ukraine-Related Sanctions Show Few Signs of Slowing

March 21, 2019 By: Anna Sayre, Legal Content, ACSS If compliance officers were expecting a softening of Ukraine-related sanctions against Russia, they may be in for an unpleasant surprise. Recent times have only exposed new efforts to punish Moscow for its hostile...

Wake Up To Sanctions

SanctionsAlert.com Summer Sanctions Round Up September 5, 2018 U.S. Cracks Down on Russia with Global Magnitsky Regulations and New Sanctions As of June 29,2018, the Global Magnitsky Sanctions Regulations (31 CFR part 583) took effect on the Federal Register. These...
Sanctioned Nations Explore Bypassing SWIFT

Sanctioned Nations Explore Bypassing SWIFT

February 6, 2020 By: Natasha Bright, ACSS Reporter Last November a group of former US government officials and academics sat down for a wargaming exercise entitled “Digital...

Wake Up To Sanctions

SanctionsAlert.com Summer Sanctions Round Up September 5, 2018 U.S. Cracks Down on Russia with Global Magnitsky Regulations and New Sanctions As of June 29,2018, the Global...

Wake Up To Sanctions

SanctionsAlert.com Sanctions Round Up March 27, 2018 North Korea Generates $200 Million in Illicit Revenue and Continues to ‘Flout’ International Law - UN Report Claims On March...

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