Sanctions, AML, Anti-Corruption Publications

Global Magnitsky Sanctions FAQs, October 20, 2018.


U.S.-China Trade War on Three Fronts (Tariffs, Intellectual Property, Law), May


ZTE and U.S. Law as Trade War Weapon, Law360/MassPoint PLLC, May 21, 2018.


U.S. Lawmakers Raise Possibility of Magnitsky Sanctions on Chinese Officials, Magnitsky Laws and Sanctions Update, April 21, 2018.


Congress Members Urge Trump Administration to Apply Global Magnitsky Sanctions to Sudan, Magnitsky Laws and Sanctions Update, April 14, 2018.


Some U.S. Individuals and Entities Have Direct Sanctions Exposure Under Global Magnitsky Sanctions, No. 5, April 10, 2018.


Departing from Prevailing Legal Standards, United States Directly Sanctions Foreign Government Officials for Corruption, MassPoint Magnitsky Series, No. 4, April 6, 2018.


How the Trump Administration Supercharged Global Magnitsky Corruption and Human Rights Sanctions, MassPoint Magnitsky Series, No. 3, April 3, 2018.


From Sergei Magnitsky to Global Magnitsky: United States Asserts Universal Jurisdiction Over Corruption and Human Rights Abuses, MassPoint Magnitsky Series No. 2, March 27, 2018.


New U.S. Sanctions Are a Powerful Weapon Against Corruption and Human Rights Abuse Worldwide, MassPoint Magnitsky Series No. 1, March 5, 2018.


United States National Security Strategy in Africa Targets Chinese Dominance, Corruption in Africa, February 2018.


OFAC Further Tightens Russia Debt Prohibitions Pursuant to the Countering Russian Influence in Europe and Eurasia Act of 2017 (OFAC DIrective 1 As Amended September 29, 2017), October 2017.


From Anti-Money Laundering to Immigration Enforcement: Time to Reassess the Law Enforcement Role of Banks, Credit Unions and Other Financial Intermediaries, September 2017.


Hdeel Abdelhady Discussed the NYDFS Habib Bank Enforcement Action, September 2017.


FinCEN Expands Geographic Targeting Orders, August 2017.


Congressional Hearing on Terrorism Finance Probes Bank Secrecy Act Data Processing Effectiveness, Lack of Beneficial Ownership Transparency, and Potential BSA and Patriot Act Amendments, April 2017.


Nonfinancial Risk For Banks: Incorporating Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) to Identify and Manage Banks’ Legal, Commercial and Reputation Risk, April 2017.


Senate Bill to Combat ISIS Targets “Jurisdictions of Terrorism Financing Concern,” March 2017.


Trump’s Foreign Policy May Further Strain Foreign Correspondent Banking (Derisking), January 2017.


Do U.S. Banking Regulators Like the NYDFS Have Authority to Enforce OFAC Sanctions?, July 2016.


Panama Papers Renew Relevance of Proposed U.S. Beneficial Ownership Rule


BNY Mellon to Pay $14.8 Million to Settle “Corrupt” Hiring Charges for Providing Internships to Sovereign Wealth Fund Officials’ Family Members  


United States Adds Russian Direct Investment Fund, Other Russian Financial Services Actors to Sectoral Sanctions List, August 2015. Certain Financing, Debt, and Equity Transactions Remain Prohibited; Action Relevant to U.S. Persons and Non-U.S. Persons (particularly Middle East- and Asia-based)


A Great BRIC Wall? Emerging Trade and Finance Channels Led by Non-Western Nations Could Curtail the Global Reach of U.S. Law, June 2015.


Proposed U.S. Rule Requires Banks to Collect Beneficial Ownership Information, November 2015.


Cross-Compliance for Financial Institutions: the Anti-Corruption-AML Nexus, September 2014.


Globalized Anti-Corruption Enforcement: Direct and Collateral Consequences for Private and State-Owned Enterprises (financial institutions focus), MassPoint Occasional Note, November 2013.