Syrian magnate Samer Foz and his business associates have commercial interests in a broad network of firms spanning the globe, from the U.K. to Turkey, the British Virgin Islands and beyond, according to a Kharon review of corporate records and other publicly available data.
A controversial Russia-to-Europe gas pipeline years in the making faces uncertainty in the final months before its completion amid a diplomatic tug of war between Washington and Moscow, opposition from some European countries, and rapidly declining domestic European production.
The U.S. Treasury Department on Thursday issued guidance that laid out what it described as a framework of compliance commitments and the essential elements of a corporate sanctions-compliance program, as it also resolved another case of apparent violations.
The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) voted Wednesday to add Mohammad Masood Azhar Alvi (Masood Azhar), leader of Pakistan-based terror group Jaish-E-Mohammed (JeM), to its ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida Sanctions List following the group’s claim of responsibility for a February attack that killed more than 40 security personnel in India.
Maduro has leaned on social media initiatives organized by former government officials and private companies as part of an influence campaign to push the government’s narrative on the outages, and on other events that threaten Maduro’s hold on power.
Nicolas Maduro has deployed a social media apparatus, coordinated by current and former government officials — including several who are under U.S. sanctions — to preserve his hold on power amid a challenge from Juan Guaido.
The Mexican Congress is debating a series of laws that would create a new federal agency to tackle money laundering amid concerns of potential political interference in some financial investigations.
The billionaire majority shareholder of GAZ Group, who successfully got three of his other companies off the U.S. sanctions list, is seeking the same treatment for the struggling commercial vehicle giant.
The U.S. Treasury Department on Friday imposed sanctions on Venezuela’s foreign minister and a judge who approved the detention of a top aide to an opposition leader.
A New Jersey company agreed to settle a case with the U.S. Treasury Department that was triggered, in part, by its lack of a sanctions-compliance program.