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Designations
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • December 3 2012

On November 19th, the Treasury Department designated Ali Mussa Daqduq al-Musawi pursuant to Executive Order 13224 for acting on behalf of Hizballah


FCPA Guidance released by DOJ and SEC
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • December 6 2012

On November 14, 2012, the Department of Justice and the Securities and Exchange Commission released their much-anticipated joint non-binding guidance “A Resource Guide to the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act” (the Guide


Guidance
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • December 3 2012

On November 14th, the SEC and the Department of Justice released A Resource Guide to the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act


Proposed amendments to Bank Secrecy Act rules
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • December 3 2012

On November 29th, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network and the Federal Reserve Board published for comment a proposed amendment to the definitions of "funds transfer" and "transmittal of funds" under the regulations implementing the Bank Secrecy Act


Unblocking notices
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • October 22 2012

On October 16th, the Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control ("OFAC") published the names of two individuals and four entities whose property and interests in property have been unblocked pursuant to the Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act


Designations
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • October 22 2012

On October 17th, the Treasury Department announced the designation of three Pakistan-based terrorist facilitators, Maulawi Adam Khan Achekzai, Aamir Ali Chaudhry, and Qari Ayyub Bashir, pursuant to Executive Order 13224, for providing material, logistical, or financial support to the Taliban, Tehrik-e Taliban Pakistan, and the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan, respectively


Commissioner Aguilar proposes recidivist tracking
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • October 22 2012

On October 18th, SEC Commissioner Luis A. Aguilar told the Securities Enforcement Forum that since its inception, the agency's whistleblower program has received 2,820 whistleblower tips from the U.S. and 45 other countries


MF Global executives re-interviewed
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • October 22 2012

On October 17th, Reuters reported the Justice Department and CFTC have recently re-interviewed several former MF Global executives amid speculation that new evidence has emerged concerning the disappearance of customer funds


Maximizing utility to compensate Ponzi scheme victims
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • December 3 2012

On November 29th, the Seventh Circuit addressed whether the district court erred in approving a SEC-appointed receiver's use of the "rising tide" method for calculating the distribution of a Ponzi scheme's receivership assets


Financial Action Taskforce AMLCFT advisories
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • December 3 2012

On November 21st, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network issued two advisories on the money laundering and financing of terrorism risks associated with jurisdictions identified by the Financial Action Task Force as having strategic deficiencies in their anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing regimes, for which each jurisdiction has provided a high-level political commitment to address the strategic AMLCFT deficiencies