By Maya Lester KC & Michael O’Kane

OFAC reaches $665k settlement with UAE company

OFAC has announced that UAE-based Essentra FZE Company has agreed to pay $665,112 to settle civil liability for 3 violations of the North Korea Sanctions Regulations, 31 CFR part 510 (NKSR). Settlement Agreement and Web Notice. Between September and December 2018, Essentra exported cigarette filters to North Korea through a network of front companies in China and other countries. Essentra …

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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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