US Treasury & DOJ sanctions investigation into British American Tobacco

British American Tobacco (BAT) has said in its 2019 Annual Report that OFAC and the US Department of Justice are currently investigating “suspicions of breach of sanctions”. BAT says that it is cooperating with the agencies, and that it is not yet possible to identify when matters might be resolved.

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About Michael O'Kane

Michael was called to the Bar in 1992 and prior to joining Peters & Peters was a senior specialist prosecutor at the Crown Prosecution Service Headquarters (CPS). He was a key member of a small specialist unit responsible for the prosecution of serious and high-profile fraud, terrorist,...

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