The U.S. Government is considering adding digital currency addresses affiliated with individuals and entities identified to the List of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons
In the aftermath of the new sanctions imposed to North Korea, potential risks have been identified in the global shipping industry.
On August 24, 2017, President Trump signed an Executive Order imposing additional sanctions on Venezuela. The Order states that these sanctions, which primarily target the Government of Venezuela and the Venezuelan oil industry, are in response to the deepening political and humanitarian crisis in Venezuela.
The US Treasury Department’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network issued for public inspection a notice of proposed rulemaking that would restrict a Chinese commercial bank’s access to the US financial system based on a finding that the bank was involved in money laundering activities involving North Korea.
Tthe second-largest producer of telecommunications equipment in China, entered into a plea agreement with the US Department of Justice for violations of US sanctions against Iran and US export controls.
The U.S. Department of Justice issued guidance that sets forth a new policy encouraging companies to file voluntary self-disclosures for possible criminal violations of U.S. export controls and sanctions laws in exchange for potential leniency.
According to a recent U.S. DOJ Inspector General’s Office report, DOJ is not enforcing the Foreign Agents Registration Act, which governs foreign lobbying in the United States, aggressively enough. What does this mean for your business?