9 March 2016 - Posted by Jeremy Shayler in Anti-Bribery And Corruption, Anti-Money Laundering, Sanctions
The complicated nature of sanctions regimes, the variety of international bodies governing them, and the dynamic nature of the landscape means that without sufficient investment, expertise, and resources, an organisation is at risk of potentially ruinous civil and criminal liabilities. Those engaged in international business must stay up to date with sanctions development.
22 January 2016 - Posted by Sam Hemmant in Anti-Bribery And Corruption, Anti-Money Laundering, Sanctions
While there are no regulations that govern how a company should interact with its customers, there is a growing international focus on these relationships because of heightened awareness over the impact of sanctions regimes, anti-money laundering legislation and measures to tackle corruption.
21 January 2016 - Posted by in Anti-Bribery And Corruption, Sanctions
The historic nuclear deal with Iran spells a sizeable opportunity for international business, yet does little to simplify the international and internal complexities of doing business in the world’s most intricately sanctions-affected market.
On Sunday, the EU & US took action formally to adopt the JCPOA (Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action) nuclear deal. Known as “Adoption Day” Sunday saw legal instructions begin 90 days after the UN Security Council endorsed the agreement reached by the P5+1 countries – the United States, Britain, France, China and Russia plus - under which most sanctions against Iran would be lifted.
21 August 2015 - Posted by Mark Dunn in Anti-Bribery And Corruption, Anti-Money Laundering, Sanctions
As government enforcement actions capture headlines, corporate leaders are rightfully concerned about whether their due-diligence strategy can hold up to the increased scrutiny.