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The Real Significance of OFAC’s Sanctions Compliance Guidance | Sanctions Webinar on May 16, 2019

On May 2, 2019, the US Department of Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) released guidance on effective sanctions compliance programs. While this is the first document of this kind from OFAC, similar guidance documents by the US Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) have been on the books … Continue Reading

Individual Sentenced for Smuggling Electronics to Russia in Violation of US Export Controls

The US Department of Justice announced the sentencing of Alexander Brazhnikov Jr. to 70 months in prison in connection with the shipment of controlled electronic components that were ultimately supplied to Russian military and security forces in violation of US export control laws. Brazhnikov Jr. also agreed to a forfeiture money judgment of US$65 million.… Continue Reading

Multiple Individuals Faced Criminal Penalties for Export Violations

The US Department of Justice (DOJ) announced the convictions of Alexander Posobilov, Shavkat Abdullaev and Anastasia Diatlova for conspiring to export, and illegally exporting, controlled microelectronics to Russia in violation of the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (IEEPA) and the Arms Export Control Act (AECA). Separately, the DOJ also announced the sentencing of Mozaffar Khazaee … Continue Reading
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