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Entries in Russia (239)

Tuesday
Jun192018

Due diligence on the oligarchs: Predicting OFAC’s next move

Oleg DeripaskaWith the proliferation of OFAC designations of Russian businesspeople, trying to predict whether or not someone will be designated as a Specially Designated National (SDN) has become an important part of third party due diligence on Russian business partners. 

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Thursday
May312018

Spanish police release Bill Browder after red notice detention

From Bill Browder's twitter account.A British critic of Russian president Vladimir Putin was detained by Spanish police Wednesday on an international arrest warrant that Russia requested through Interpol.

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Tuesday
Apr242018

Firestone and Butenko: A Russian ‘Pilot Program’? 

Russian President Putin recently submitted a new anti-corruption bill to the Russian parliament.

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Tuesday
Apr172018

Alec Puig: There are good things happening at some Russian companies

A Transparency International-Russia report published in January assessed the efficacy of the anti-corruption programs of over 200 Russian companies, who together generate more than 70 percent of Russia’s national income. 

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Thursday
Mar152018

Washington sanctions Russians for election meddling, cyberattacks

The Trump administration Thursday sanctioned five entities and 19 individuals for meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential elections and for cyberattacks.

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Tuesday
Mar132018

Nuke transport company pays $2 million to settle FCPA offenses

A Maryland company that bribed a Russian official to award uranium transportation contracts agreed Tuesday to pay a $2 million criminal fine to resolve FCPA charges.

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Tuesday
Feb202018

What goes on in Russia's biggest companies? 

Transparency International - Russia graded the 200 biggest Russian companies for the amount of information they disclose about themselves. Most of them flunked.

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Monday
Jan152018

Teva Pharmaceuticals resolves bribery case with Israel authorities

The Office of the Israel’s Tax and Economic Prosecutor announced Monday that it has reached a Conditional Agreement with Teva Pharmaceuticals Industries Ltd. with respect to the bribery issues Teva resolved with U.S. authorities in 2016.

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Friday
Jan122018

Former Maryland transport company president charged with Russia nuke bribes

A former co-president of a Maryland-based company that transports nuclear materials to customers in the United States and abroad was charged with bribing an official connected to Russia’s State Atomic Energy Corporation.

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Thursday
Dec212017

OFAC adds five to Magnitsky sanctions list

The Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control added four Russians and a Chechen to its list of those sanctioned under the Magnitsky Act for alleged human rights abuses.

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Tuesday
Aug222017

OFAC adds Singapore companies, others to North Korea sanctions list

The U.S. Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control Tuesday put more entities and individuals from China, Russia, Singapore and Namibia on the North Korea sanctions list.

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Friday
Jul212017

Andy Spalding on Bhutan: An anti-corruption movement like no other

Bhutan -- the tiny Himalayan kingdom nestled between China and India -- now writes an anti-corruption story unlike any I have seen, and in the best of ways. 

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