All Russian sanctions articles
The recent decision by the U.K. Office of Financial Sanctions Implementation to disclose details of how Wise Payments failed to stop an individual from obtaining cash while subject to Russian sanctions has ignited debate about whether the agency is taking the right enforcement approach.
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.
The Office of Foreign Assets Control designated Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works, one of the world’s largest steel-producing companies, as part of its latest round of sanctions against Russia in response to the country’s invasion of Ukraine.
The issues of working in high-risk regions have always been there, but recent dynamic events and circumstances have added unique challenges.