Maya Lester QC speaking at KPMG’s sanctions beyond Brexit webinar on Thursday 25 July

On Thursday 25 July at 12pm, KPMG will be hosting a webinar on the subject of “Exploring Sanctions Beyond Brexit”.  Maya Lester QC of this blog will be speaking at the event, which is intended to provide a forum to discuss and explore the challenges surrounding...

US sanctions senior member of Hizballah

OFAC has sanctioned a senior member of Hizballah’s External Security Organisation, which is said to be responsible for the planning, coordination, and execution of terrorist attacks outside of Lebanon.  The individual, Salman Raouf Salman, is alleged in the US...

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New claim against Standard Chartered for sanctions violations

We reported in April that Standard Chartered had agreed a $1.1bn settlement with OFAC and various other US and UK authorities for sanctions violations relating to Burma/Myanmar, Cuba, Iran, Sudan, and Syria (see previous blog). The bank is now subject to a new civil...

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