By Maya Lester KC & Michael O’Kane

OFAC and e.l.f Cosmetics reach $996k settlement over N.Korea sanctions violations

Today (31 January), OFAC announced a $996,080 settlement with e.l.f Cosmetics Inc (Oakland, California), to settle its potential civil liability for 156 apparent violations of the North Korea Sanctions Regulations. Specifically, e.l.f Cosmetics Inc is alleged to have imported, between April 2012 and January 2017, 156 shipments of false eyelash kits (total value of $4,427,019.26) from two suppliers located in...

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Michael is Senior Partner at Peters & Peters Solicitors LLP. He has acted in many of the most high profile and sensitive business crime cases of the last 25 years, at Peters &...

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