Recent enforcement actions brought by the U.S. Government against non-U.S. banks for violations of U.S. sanctions laws demonstrate the need for financial institutions, particularly those that act as custodians or financial...more
Implementation of the Joint Action Plan agreed between the E3/EU+3 in October 2013 by suspending certain sanctions against Iran in relation to nuclear proliferation began on 20 January 2014. This...more
What's the one thing missing from most corporate compliance programs?
For a legal perspective, that's the question we put to corporate attorneys writing on JD Supra, asking each to commit to just one essential element...more
The UK Government is determined to increase transparency and public accountability on export control issues. The Government's “Transparency Initiative” aims to make public, information regarding so-called “open” export...more
Despite Russia’s reputation for corruption, the anti-bribery climate in Russia is evolving. A recent flurry of anti-bribery legislation, as well as Russia’s ratification of the OECD Convention on Combating Bribery of Foreign...more