The Office of Foreign Assets Control has added 18 individuals across six geographies to its Specially Designated Nationals list for their roles in serious human rights abuse. Six entities have also been added to the list.
Some companies might scramble to comply with more—and sometimes quickly shifting—sanctions requirements as the U.S. government chalks up record enforcement levels.
The Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control had harsh words for Apple’s sanctions compliance program in announcing a not-so-hefty $466,912 settlement with the technology giant.
Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei is reportedly offering cash rewards to employees aiding its struggle against significant U.S. sanctions.
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The World Bank has imposed a 30-month debarment on Canada-based MTZ Equipment for fraudulent practices connected to Afghanistan’s On-Farm Water Management Project.
The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative will begin accepting tariff exclusion requests on Oct. 31 for Chinese imports subject to an additional 15 percent tariff that took effect Sept. 1.
Impacted financial institutions, including cryptocurrency exchangers, may want to review know-your-customer policies and anti-money laundering compliance in light of President Trump’s executive order.
The PCAOB has settled disciplinary actions with audit firm Marcum, an affiliated firm, and its former auditor independence leader over independence violations.
While the escalating tit-for-tat trade war and increasing tariff rate hikes between the U.S. and China cannot be controlled, proactive companies are learning to swing with the punches—from diversifying their supply chains to shifting their production lines elsewhere.
Bob Ward, director of trade compliance at Wesco International, explains to columnist Tom Fox the benefits of targeted sanctions and how compliance practitioners can properly respond to such.
Chief compliance officers got some much-needed guidance on how to build a well-crafted sanctions compliance program thanks to the recent OFAC framework.
Shipping giant FedEx is suing the federal government in an effort to reverse what it says are impossible to achieve compliance burdens imposed by the Department of Commerce.
The SEC has canceled sanctions imposed by the PCAOB on a now-retired KPMG auditor connected with a mortgage lender failure at the height of the financial crisis.