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,...

European Conference on Global Economic Sanctions and Export Controls – Highlights and Key Topics

April 23, 2021 By: Benoit Beaulieu, ACSS Reporter The ACSS held its inaugural European conference on global economic sanctions and export controls last month, discussing Brexit, the E.U., the...

Compliance on the High Seas: Dissecting OFAC’s Maritime Shipping Advisories To-Date

February 22, 2020 By: Benoit Beaulieu, ACSS Reporter In accordance with sanction regimes targeting Syria’s Assad regime, North Korea, and Iran, maritime shipping has been a point of focus for...

ACSS Reaches Out to Global Maritime Shipping Communities in Greece and Panama

August 19, 2020 By: Saskia Rietbroek, Executive Director, ACSS After the U.S. government issued its Sanctions Advisory for the Maritime Industry in May 2020 (the ‘Maritime Advisory’), with...

Ship Registries Agree to Information Pact To Help Avoid Sanctions Evasion

July 01, 2020 By: Natasha Bright, ACSS Reporter Jurisdictions like North Korea or Iran have long sought to evade sanctions through the maritime industry. To buy and sell commodities like oil or...

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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...

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