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Anti-Money Laundering and Sanctions: Trends and Developments Emerging Under the Trump Administration

Canada, Cuba, Global, Iran, North Korea, Russia, USA - June 25 2019 Bank Secrecy Act/anti-money Laundering (BSA/AML) and sanctions matters continue to be a core focus of regulators…

David Cohen, Jeremy Dresner, Zachary Goldman, Franca Harris Gutierrez, David M. Horn, Ronald I. Meltzer, Semira Nikou, Michael Romais

OFAC Crystallizes Expectations for Sanctions Compliance

USA - April 1 2019 On March 27, 2019, the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) announced a settlement agreement with US-based Stanley Black & Decker, Inc., (Stanley…

David Cohen, Zachary Goldman, David M. Horn, Ronald I. Meltzer, Semira Nikou

Developments in the Marijuana Industry and the Implications for Financial Institutions

USA - February 7 2019 The myriad—and conflicting—state, federal and international laws governing the burgeoning marijuana industry have created a complicated legal…

Paul M. Architzel, Michelle Nicole Diamond, Franca Harris Gutierrez, Matthew T. Martens, John F. Walsh

OFAC Identifies Digital Currency Addresses in Sanctions Designations and Provides FAQs on Digital Currency Compliance

USA - November 30 2018 On November 28, the Treasury Department sanctioned two Iran-based individuals for exchanging bitcoin into Iranian rials on behalf of malicious cyber…

David Cohen, Zachary Goldman, David M. Horn, Ronald I. Meltzer

DOJ Announces New Policy on Assessing the Need for and Selection of Corporate Monitors

USA - October 15 2018 On October 12, 2018 in remarks made at the NYU School of Law Program on Corporate Compliance and Enforcement’s Conference on Achieving Effective…

Jay Holtmeier, Stephen A. Jonas, Ronald C. Machen, David W. Ogden, Kimberly A. Parker, Howard M. Shapiro, Erin G.H. Sloane, Emily Stark