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Torres Law, PLLC
In its press release announcing the sanctions, OFAC indicated that more than 40% of SUEX's transactions involved illicit actors.
Torres Law, PLLC
In recent years, the U.S. Government ("USG") has taken numerous actions to target forced labor and other human rights violations, with a significant increase in 2020 and early 2021.
Husch Blackwell LLP
The AG is an international organization made up of countries dedicated to the eradication of chemical and biological weapons.
Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
In recent years, the U.S. government has become increasingly focused on regulating the use of virtual currencies as a means of addressing a host of financial crimes and malign activities.
Foley Hoag LLP
Ransomware payments continue to be a focus of the U.S. Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control ("OFAC"). As previously reported by Foley Hoag, on October 1, 2020
Perkins Coie LLP
On September 21, 2021, the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) released an updated advisory to "highlight the sanctions risks associated with ransomware payments"...
Morrison & Foerster LLP
In the latest turn of events in the seemingly never-ending political saga of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline, the U.S. House of Representatives (the "House")...
Sheehan Phinney Bass & Green
The U.S. Treasury Department updated its guidance on sanctions that might be levied if a company pays a ransom as a result of a ransomware attack and the payment makes its way to persons...
Foley Hoag LLP
Ransomware payments continue to be a focus of the U.S. Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control ("OFAC"). As previously reported by Foley Hoag, on October 1, 2020...
Covington & Burling
On September 21, 2021, the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control ("OFAC") issued an "Updated Advisory on Potential Sanctions Risks for Facilitating Ransomware Payments" (the "Updated Advisory").
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
Subsidiaries of a Dutch oilfield services company settled potential civil liability with OFAC for apparent violations of Ukraine-related and Sudanese sanctions regulations.
Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
Last Friday, the Office of Foreign Assets Control issued two general licenses aimed at facilitating humanitarian assistance and the provision of essential supplies to the people of Afghanistan.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
Treasury Issues General Licenses and Guidance to Facilitate Humanitarian Assistance in Afghanistan
Freeman Mathis & Gary
The U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control's (OFAC) on September 21, 2021, for the first time issued sanctions against a virtual currency exchange, SUEX OTC, S.R.O. (SUEX)...
Porter Wright Morris & Arthur
The updated 2021 guidance retains directives of the 2020 guidance, including coordination with law enforcement.
Jones Day
The U.S. Treasury Department has issued an updated ransomware advisory that highlights sanctions risks associated with ransomware payments and details proactive steps companies can take to mitigate these risks.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
In an updated advisory, OFAC underscored the sanctions risks arising from ransomware payments made in response to "malicious cyber-enabled activities."
Mayer Brown
On September 21, 2021, the US Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control ("OFAC") announced several actions intended to "advance the United States government's broader counter-ransomware strategy,"
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
Yesterday, the Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control announced sanctions on SUEX OTC, S.R.O, a cryptocurrency exchange, for its role in laundering money to ransomware attackers.
Covington & Burling
Last month, the US-EU Trade and Technology Council (TTC) held its inaugural ministerial in Pittsburgh: US Secretary of State Antony Blinken, Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo
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