Akrivis Partners Draft Chapter In GIR Guide To Sanctions

Partners Farhad Alavi and Sam Amir Toossi authored a chapter in this year’s Global Investigations Review (GIR) Guide to Sanctions, entitled Representing Designated Persons: A US Lawyer’s Perspective.

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Sam Amir Toossi authors headline article on US sanctions enforcement involving cryptocurrency

Sam Amir Toossi, Head of White Collar Defense and Commercial Litigation at Akrivis, authored the headline article in WorldECR's July edition. The article outlines US sanctions enforcement involving cryptocurrency, an increasingly relevant subject in light of recent events.

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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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Akrivis Partners Draft Chapter In GIR Guide To Sanctions

We are 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.

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OFAC Penalizes Two Foreign Banks in One Week for U.S. Sanctions Violations: Key Takeaways

Cases underscore possible heightened enforcement against foreign financial institutions The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) has issued two penalties against non-U.S. financial institutions this past week.  The agency’s December 28, 2020 settlement with Saudi Arabia-based National Commercial Bank (NCB)

WorldECR article co-authored by Partner Farhad Alavi offers lessons on removal from the U.S. BIS Entity List and Japan’s METI End-User List

WorldECR (Export Control Review), a premier trade publication based in London, last month published an article co-authored by Akrivis Law Group, PLLC Partner Farhad Alavi and Daisuke Takahashi of Shinwa Sohgoh Law Offices in Japan on removal from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of