Sanctions Enforcement Cases Resources for International Regulation & Compliance

Significant FinCEN Action Against BTC-e, Implications for Virtual Currency Exchangers
Jack Hayes, Brian Egan, Stephen Heifetz, Ed Krauland, Jason Weinstein, and Alan Cohn
July 31, 2017
Congress Flexes Sanctions Muscles: Bills Target Iran, Russia, and Others
Ed Krauland, Brian Egan, Alexis Early, Peter Jeydel, Brady Cassis
June 14, 2017
UK to Move Towards US-Style Sanctions Enforcement with Upcoming Penalty Regulations
Anthony Rapa and Jeffrey Cottle
March 31, 2017
ZTE Settlement Marked by Record Penalty and Lessons Learned
Ed Krauland, Meredith Rathbone, Stephen Heifetz, Alex Baj, Peter Jeydel, and Evan Abrams
March 22, 2017
OFAC Takes Sanctions Jurisdiction Into Uncharted Waters
Filiberto Agusti, Peter Jeydel, Edward J. Krauland
March 9, 2017, Law360
New US Sanctions on Iran: More of the Same, But Tensions Are Rising
Peter Jeydel, Ed Krauland, Meredith Rathbone, Anthony Rapa, and Alexis Early
February 3, 2017
Recent AML/Sanctions Enforcement Actions
Edward J. Krauland, Anthony Rapa
December 27, 2016
UK Government Seek Consultations on New Civil Penalties For Violations of Economic Sanctions
Maury Shenk, Patrick Rappo, Edward Krauland, Jeff Cottle
December 13, 2016
DOJ Sanctions and Export Controls Guidance Focuses on Companies, Parallels FCPA Pilot Program
Ed Krauland, Lucinda Low, Tom Best, and Jack Hayes
October 26, 2016
“Egregious” Sale of Flower Seeds to Iran Shows No Sector is Immune from OFAC
Peter Jeydel, Ed Krauland, and Meredith Rathbone
September 21, 2016
OFAC Brings Rare Reporting Enforcement Action Against MasterCard
Anthony Rapa, Claire Blakey, and Edward Krauland
March 29, 2016
Termination of the Liberia Sanctions Program
Peter Jeydel and Ed Krauland
November 17, 2015
Crédit Agricole Settles Sanctions Allegations: Risks to Multinational Banks Remain High
Ed Krauland, Alexis Early, Claire Blakey, Anthony Rapa, Meredith Rathbone, Guy Soussan, and Maury Shenk
November 12, 2015
OFAC Enforcement Involving NY Operations of Brazilian-Based Financial Institution
Jack Hayes, Ed Krauland, Lucinda Low, Meredith Rathbone, Guy Soussan, and Maury Shenk
November 6, 2015
UK Judgment Establishes Government’s Liability for Damages for Sanctioning Bank Mellat
Maury Shenk, Helen Aldridge, Ed Krauland, Anthony Rapa, Guy Soussan, and Meredith Rathbone
May 15, 2015
Schlumberger Settlement: Lessons Learned
Jack Hayes, Peter Jeydel, Ed Krauland, Meredith Rathbone, and Anthony Rapa
April 9, 2015
Commerzbank $1.45B Settlement: OFAC Continues Scrutinizing Foreign Banks
Edward J. Krauland, Meredith Rathbone, Jack R. Hayes, Anthony Rapa, Alexis J. Early, and Peter E. Jeydel
March 24, 2015
OFAC, State Department Impose Sanctions Targeting Iran-Related Activity
Edward Krauland, Meredith Rathbone, Jack Hayes, and Anthony Rapa
September 11, 2014
OFAC Targets Violations of Cuban Assets Control Regulations
Edward Krauland, Meredith Rathbone, Anthony Rapa
May 29, 2014
OFAC Targets Deceptive Financial Transactions Through Civil Enforcement and Foreign Sanctions Evader Designations
Ed Krauland, Meredith Rathbone, Jack Hayes, Anthony Rapa
March 6, 2014
Another Major Sanctions Settlement by a Foreign Bank: Royal Bank of Scotland Pays $100 Million to Federal and New York State Regulators
Edward J. Krauland, Meredith Rathbone, Jack R. Hayes, Tom Best, Peter Jeydel
December 19, 2013
Weatherford Settlements
Integrated FCPA and Trade Controls Enforcement Actions Highlight the Importance of Integrated Compliance, Suggest Expanding SEC Enforcement Efforts
Edward J. Krauland, Lucinda A. Low, Tom Best, Jack R. Hayes
December 9, 2013
New York Department of Financial Services Settles for $250 Million with Asian Bank and Targets Reinsurers for US Sanctions Law Compliance
Edward J. Krauland, Meredith Rathbone, Jack R. Hayes, Alexandra E.P. Baj
July 10, 2013
EU General Court Annuls EU Sanctions Imposed Against Bank Saderat
Helen Aldridge, Edward J. Krauland, Anthony Rapa, Meredith Rathbone, Maury Shenk, Guy Soussan
February 21, 2013
UK and Japanese Banks Settle US Sanctions and Money Laundering Violations
Edward J. Krauland, Meredith Rathbone, Maury Shenk
December 21, 2012
Foreign Subsidiaries of US Corporations Now Fully Subject to Iranian Sanctions
Jack R. Hayes, Edward J. Krauland, Meredith Rathbone
October 11, 2012
Standard Chartered Bank Settles Sanctions Allegations with New York Regulators
Alexandra E.P. Baj, Edward J. Krauland, Meredith Rathbone
August 24, 2012
Standard Chartered Bank Accused of Prohibited Dealings with Iran
Alexandra E.P. Baj, Edward J. Krauland, Meredith Rathbone
August 9, 2012
ING Bank to Pay $619 Million Fine in Largest Ever US Economic Sanctions Penalty
Jack R. Hayes, Edward J. Krauland, Meredith Rathbone, Maury Shenk, Guy Soussan
June 18, 2012
OFAC Implements Sanctions on Seven Persons Under the Iran Sanctions Act
Edward J. Krauland
November 15, 2011