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Good practice for asset recovery from white collar crime
  • Gün + Partners
  • Turkey
  • October 5 2015

A recent corruption case involving embezzlement, forgery and bribery by the chairman of a non-profit organisation provides an example of the new

Corporate Crime Update July 2013 - United States
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA
  • July 16 2013

The New York Court of Appeal held that Bear Stearns is not barred from seeking D&O insurance coverage in circumstances where Bear Stearn’s customers

Criminal charges follow investigation into illegal importation of honey
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • March 1 2013

A U.S. attorney in Illinois has announced charges filed against two companies and five individuals in a five-year investigation of imports that

Iran sanctions: US adds multiple oil, banking and shipping companies to sanctions list
  • Dentons
  • USA, Iran
  • July 18 2012

On July 12, 2012, the United States added a substantial number of oil, banking, and shipping companies to the list of Specially Designated Nationals subject to US economic sanctions.

Oil and fuel companies under increasing pressure to stop Iran business
  • Chadbourne & Parke LLP
  • USA, Iran
  • November 2 2011

The US government has ramped up its enforcement of economic sanctions on Iran by levying penalties on non-US companies.

Claim could not succeed against individuals behind front company
  • Penningtons Manches LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 24 2011

The Court of Appeal's judgment in Costello & Anor v MacDonald & others 2011 EWCA Civ 930 is a timely reminder of the difficulties associated with 'piercing the corporate veil' and attempting to recover debts owed by a company from the individuals behind that company.

DDTC’s guidance on the final rule concerning dual and third country nationals
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • August 5 2011

On July 28, 2011, DDTC posted guidance on its website regarding the interpretation and implementation of the new exemption under 22 CFR 126.18 of the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR).

New actions taken against Iran shipping lines and its affiliates; new Iran designations
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • June 24 2011

The United States government continues to ratchet up pressure on the Government of Iran.

CHW article focuses on “Astroturf” food advocacy
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • June 24 2011

Corporations and Health Watch (CHW) has published a June 22, 2011, article claiming that food and beverage companies frequently deploy a public relations strategy known as “astroturfing” to disguise “corporatedriven” propaganda as “bottom-up, grassroots community activism.”

Expanded EU economic sanctions on Iran, Syria, Libya, and Belarus
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Libya, Syria, Belarus, European Union, Iran
  • May 27 2011

This week, the European Union (EU) extended the asset freeze and admission ban to additional individuals for Syria, Libya, Belarus, and Iran, as well as to new entities in Iran (see attached list).