Akrivis Secures Removal of Mushko Electronics from US Entity List

We is proud to announce that Akrivis client Mushko Electronics (Pvt) Ltd. (Mushko), a leading PC sales and service distributor in Pakistan has been officially removed from the U.S. Department of Commerce Bureau of Industry & Security’s (BIS) Entity List.

Akrivis Partners Lead PLI Webinar on Russia Sanctions

Akrivis Partners Farhad Alavi (Washington) and Sam Amir Toossi (New York) led a Continuing Legal Education (CLE) webinar hosted by the Practising Law Institute (PLI) on Russia sanctions issue, an ever important area in the international trade compliance field.

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Federal Court Rules US Dept. of Justice can Pursue Criminal Charges for Sanctions Evasion by Cryptocurrency

On May 13, U.S. Magistrate Judge Zia Faruqui, sitting in the United States District Court for the District Columbia (DDC), ruled that the DOJ could pursue a criminal action based on the use of cryptocurrency to evade U.S. sanctions.

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Akrivis Announces Strategic Relationship With Expert Japanese Trade Counsel

While Akrivis has traditionally maintained close ties with some of the top firms of other countries, our relationship with Mr. Takahashi marks our first formal arrangement with foreign counsel.

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US Department of Justice can Pursue Criminal Charges for Sanctions Evasion by Cryptocurrency, Court Rules

Sam Amir Toossi, Partner, New York Following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the United States quickly imposed sweeping sanctions on Russian entities and individuals, which the Biden Administration immediately began to take steps to aggressively enforce.  The Department of Justice (DOJ) announced the formation of the