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OFAC Finds Texas Company Violated Global Terrorism Sanctions Regulations
OFAC issued a Finding of Violation to a U.S. aviation company that engaged with a designated Iranian commercial airline in violation of the Global Terrorism Sanctions Regulations
United States
17 Dec 2019
Agencies Highlight AML/CFT Compliance Obligations For Digital Asset Transactions
In a joint statement, the CFTC, FinCEN and the SEC reminded firms engaged in digital asset transactions to comply with the AML and countering the financing of terrorism ("CFT")
United States
24 Oct 2019
Treasury Undersecretary Highlights Executive Order Enhancing Counterterrorism And Sanctions Authority
U.S. Treasury Department Undersecretary for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence ("TFI") Sigal P. Mandelker described the evolution and strategy behind the administration's counterterrorism efforts.
United States
19 Sep 2019
President Trump Signs Executive Order To Strengthen Sanctions Authorities
President Donald J. Trump signed an Executive Order to strengthen and expand sanctions authorities that combat international terrorism.
United States
13 Sep 2019
OFAC Targets Entities And Individuals For Providing Financial Services To Designated Terrorist Groups
OFAC targeted several entities and individuals for providing financial services to designated groups Hizballah and HAMAS.
United States
4 Sep 2019
CFIUS Unbound: Foreign Investor Deals Continue To Draw Intense National Security Scrutiny
The national security implications of corporate deals involving foreign investors continues to be a headline-grabbing topic. Last summer
United States
7 Aug 2019
Federal Register: OFAC Amends Certain Foreign Sanctions Regulations
OFAC amended the Global Terrorism Sanctions Regulations ("GTSR"), the Transnational Criminal Organizations Sanctions Regulations ("TCOSR")
United States
31 Jul 2019
FinCEN Updates AML/CFT Deficiencies List - July 15, 2019
In an Advisory to financial institutions on recent updates to the Financial Action Task Force list of jurisdictions with strategic anti-money laundering and combating the financing of terrorism deficiencies.
United States
25 Jul 2019
Money Services Business Settles Apparent Violations Of Global Terrorism Sanctions Regulations
A money services business agreed to pay $401,697 to settle its potential civil liability for apparent violations of the Global Terrorism Sanctions Regulations.
United States
14 Jun 2019
President Trump Declares National Emergency Over Foreign Cyber Threats
President Trump declared a national emergency and issued an Executive Order prohibiting the acquisition, importation or use of foreign information and communications technology that poses a risk of sabotage or other harm to U.S. national security.
United States
31 May 2019
Treasury Undersecretary Highlights Use Of Crypto For Money Laundering And Terrorist Financing
U.S. Treasury Department Undersecretary for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence Sigal Mandelker described money laundering and financing of terrorism risks in distributed ledger technologies.
United States
30 May 2019
Fincen Warns Financial Institutions Of Corruption In Venezuela
The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network ("FinCEN") warned financial institutions of public corruption in Venezuela, as well as of attempted money laundering by Venezuelan political figures.
United States
22 May 2019
Trump Administration Designates Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard As Foreign Terrorist Organization
The Trump administration designated Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps ("IRGC") as a Foreign Terrorist Organization ("FTO") ...
United States
26 Apr 2019
Treasury Undersecretary Sigal Mandelker Details TFI AML/CFT Efforts
U.S. Treasury Terrorism and Financial Intelligence ("TFI") Undersecretary Sigal Mandelker detailed the Division's efforts to administer U.S. economic sanctions authorities, and to combat money
United States
25 Mar 2019
OFAC Designates Four Hizballah-Associated Individuals
The U.S. Treasury Department Office of Foreign Assets Control ("OFAC") designated four individuals for their alleged roles in permitting Hizballah's activities to undercut security and stability in Iraq.
United States
21 Nov 2018
FinCEN Issues Advisory On AML/CFT Deficiencies List
The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network ("FinCEN") issued an Advisory to financial institutions on recent updates to the Financial Action Task Force ("FATF") ...
United States
9 Nov 2018
Medical Technologies Company Settles FCPA Charges
A medical technologies firm agreed to pay a $7.8 million penalty to settle SEC charges for violating the books and records and internal accounting controls provisions ...
United States
7 Oct 2018
FinCEN Warns Financial Institutions On Jurisdictions With AML/CFT Deficiencies
FinCEN Warns Financial Institutions on Jurisdictions with AML/CFT Deficiencies.
United States
28 Sep 2018
U.S. Firms Continue To Face Liability For Terrorist Attacks Under Antiterrorism Act
Lawsuits under the ATA are a growing area of liability for financial institutions and public companies.
United States
9 Sep 2018
U.S. Firms Continue To Face Liability For Terrorist Attacks Under The Antiterrorism Act
Last year, a group of U.S. military veterans and the relatives of troops killed in Iraq filed a lawsuit against several large international pharmaceuticals, accusing them of aiding and abetting terrorism by selling products to Iraq's Ministry of Health which were used to finance operations by the notorious Mahdi Army Group
United States
9 Sep 2018
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