Sanctions Alert Issue 26

29 August 2014
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  • Forthcoming Russia Sanctions Events Hosted by Debevoise in New York, Moscow and London


  • US Issues New Guidance on Sectoral Sanctions
  • Norway Announces Further Russian Sanctions
  • EU Urges International Community to Refrain from “Exploiting New Trading Opportunities”
  • US and Japan “Completely Unified” Over Russia


  • EU Mirrors UN Amendments to Al-Qaida Sanctions List


  • BB&T Settles Potential Liability for Approving Funds Transfer for Sudanese Individual
  • Standard Chartered Agrees to Pay $300 Million Penalty to NY Bank Regulators for Deficient Implementation of Earlier Sanctions Settlement
  • PwC Regulatory Advisory Services Agrees to Penalty and Suspension for Lack of Independence in Sanctions Report to NY Bank Regulators
  • Chicago Resident Sentenced to Prison for Lobbying Against Sanctions for Zimbabwe Officials
  • US Implements UN Sanctions Against ISIL and Al Nusrah Front
  • US Blocks Individuals and Money Exchangers Linked to Taliban and Lashkar-e-Tayyiba
  • US Designates Gaza-Based Mujahidin Shura Council as Foreign Terrorist Organization
  • US Designates Honduran Cocaine Traffickers