OFAC has brought several significant enforcement actions in last two years that are described as the result of “screening errors.” These screening errors are sometimes described as the fault of sanctions screening software or human error. In this Episode, Michael Volkov reviews several OFAC enforcement cases stemming from screening errors, including Apple, Amazon, American Express and Cobham Metelics.
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OFAC Enforcement Cases Focused on “Screening Errors”: American Express and Cobham Metalics (Part II of III)
In the last two years, OFAC has brought four enforcement actions that focus on an organization’s “screening errors.” These include: American Express; (2) Cobham Metalics; (3) Apple; and (4) Amazon. In today’s posting, I will review American Express and Cobham Metalics. American Express On April 30, 2020, OFAC issued a Finding of Violation (with no penalty) against American Express Travel Services for violations of the...