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OFAC publishes Final Enforcement Guidelines
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • November 11 2009

On November 9, 2009, Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) published the final rule “Economic Sanctions Enforcement Guidelines,” (Final Guidelines) establishing OFAC’s preference for retaining its own administrative flexibility rather than providing greater insight into OFAC’s enforcement deliberation process

FCPA enforcement focus: pharmaceutical companies
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • November 19 2009

On November 12, 2009, the pharmaceutical industry was officially put on notice that the Department of Justice’s Criminal Division is focusing on that industry for enforcement actions under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA

FinCEN issues new proposed rule expanding scope of information sharing requirements for financial institutions
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • November 18 2009

On November 16, 2009, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) published a proposed rule that would expand the scope of information sharing provisions between financial institutions, FinCEN, foreign governments and certain local and state law enforcement authorities

Additional sanctions targeting Iran and financial institutions engaged with Iran - Section 1245 of the National Defense Authorization Act
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • Iran, USA
  • January 11 2012

On December 31, 2011, the President signed into law H.R. 1540, the "National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2102" (NDAA or the Act

New list-based sanctions on Syria
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • Syria, USA
  • April 29 2011

On April 29, 2011, the President signed an Executive Order blocking the property of five designated persons with respect to human rights abuses in Syria

New North Korea sanctions: import ban; new SDN; advisory from the United Kingdom's HM Treasury
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • North Korea, United Kingdom, USA
  • April 19 2011

While primary sanctions focus remains on Libya and Iran, there have been some recent updates to sanctions targeting North Korea

The UK anti-bribery law: additional compliance obligations for global corporations
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • June 28 2010

U.S. corporations with a nexus to the United Kingdom (UK) should consider conducting a risk assessment for potential exposure to violations of the UK Bribery Act of 2010 (UK Bribery Act

Department of Justice announces largest single FCPA investigation and prosecution of individuals ever
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • January 20 2010

On January 19, 2010, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced that 22 executives and employees of companies in the military and law enforcement products industry had been indicted for engaging in schemes to bribe the minister of defense for a country in Africa in order to obtain business, in violation of the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA

Libya sanctions update
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • Australia, European Union, Global, Libya, United Kingdom, USA
  • March 25 2011

This memorandum briefly updates our March 3, 2011 summary of international economic sanctions directed at the Libyan regime of Colonel Muammar Qadhafi

Updating compliance procedures to incorporate the UK Bribery Act
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • January 31 2011

With this week's announced delay in implementing the UK Bribery Act, United States companies now have additional time to evaluate and update (where appropriate) their anti-briberyanti-corruption programs