Mexican Based-Network Used by Venezuela for Sanctions Evasion

May 9, 2021 By: Alejandro Leáñez, ACSS The world over, sanctions evasion tactics are becoming more sophisticated. Petróleos de Venezuela (PDVSA), which was sanctioned by OFAC on January 28, 2019,...

Largest U.S. Confiscation of Iranian Fuel Displays Sanctions Evasion Tactics in a Petroleum-Product Deal

September 17, 2020 By: Saskia Rietbroek CSS, Executive Director, ACSS If you are wondering how sanctions evasion works in a petroleum product deal, you should read the recent forfeiture action by...

Secondary Sanctions: Broad Reach and Inconsistent Enforcement Present Compliance Challenges for Global Companies and Their Executives

August 07, 2020 By: Jack Walsh, Reporter ACSS For compliance officers, particularly those working for non-U.S. companies, the proliferation of secondary sanctions in recent years has introduced an...

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,...

Six Compliance Lessons for Non-Banks from Recent OFAC Enforcement Actions

April 20, 2020 By: Jack Walsh, Reporter, ACSS Recently, the Office of Foreign Assets Control, or OFAC, has heightened its focus on industries outside the financial sector. The vast majority, over 70...

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Mexican Based-Network Used by Venezuela for Sanctions Evasion

May 9, 2021 By: Alejandro Leáñez, ACSS The world over, sanctions evasion tactics are becoming more sophisticated. Petróleos de Venezuela (PDVSA), which was sanctioned by OFAC on January 28, 2019, has been using just such tactics to circumvent...

A Tough Cop in a Bad Neighborhood: Singapore’s Sanctions Regimes, Regulatory Authorities, and Areas of Concern for International Business

A Tough Cop in a Bad Neighborhood: Singapore’s Sanctions Regimes, Regulatory Authorities, and Areas of Concern for International Business

March 2, 2020 By: Jack Walsh, Content Writer, ACSS From a regulatory perspective, Singapore is an intriguing case study.  On the one hand, the country is a financial and transportation hub for a region that is rife with transnational security...

Steady Increase in OFAC Enforcement; A Shift Towards Unilateral Sanctions; A New Focus on International Trade; and much more, according to Accuity.

Steady Increase in OFAC Enforcement; A Shift Towards Unilateral Sanctions; A New Focus on International Trade; and much more, according to Accuity.

February 3, 2020 By: Anna Sayre, CSS, Director of Content, ACSS The global sanctions landscape is in a constant state of flux. From the U.S.’ stern outlook on Iran to the E.U.’s ever-tightening sanctions on Russia, our current global climate is...

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