Episode 206 — Update on Sanctions Compliance and Enforcement
The Department of Treasury’s Office of Foreign Asset Control (“OFAC”) continues to bring sanctions enforcement actions. At the same time, OFAC is reiterating the importance of sanctions compliance program. Building on its May 2019 Framework for Sanctions Compliance Program, OFAC is sticking to its word — setting forth sanctions compliance program requirements and holding companies accountable for sanctions program violations.
In this Episode, Michael Volkov reviews recent enforcement actions, expanded Belarus sanctions, and continuing compliance expectations.