All International Emergency Economic Powers Act articles

  • Oil barrels
    News Brief

    Greek shipper fined $2.5M in Iranian oil smuggling case


    Empire Navigation pleaded guilty to violating the International Emergency Economic Powers Act by carrying nearly 1 million barrels of Iranian oil from the sanctioned Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps to another country.

  • News Brief

    Business orgs fined $84K by DOJ over sanctioned Iran dealings


    Taiwan-based DES International Co. and Brunei-based Soltech Industry Co. each agreed to pay fines of $83,769 after pleading guilty to Department of Justice charges of conspiring to violate U.S. export laws and sanctions by sending U.S.-origin goods to Iran.

  • DOJ building
    News Brief

    Banks fooled in DOJ Russian yacht sanctions evasion case


    The Department of Justice’s charges against a U.K. businessman and his Russian partner for evading U.S. sanctions against a Russian oligarch provide insight into how the use of shell companies, third parties, and other methods can thwart the compliance efforts of financial institutions.