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Associate partners

5 april 2018

Wladimiroff Advocaten is glad to announce the appointment of three new associate partners: Yvo Amar and Sebastiaan Bennink, both previously founded their own firm and offer services relating to economic sanctions and export controls and Léon de Jager, who also previously worked from his own firm and whose practice covers tax law and corporate criminal law.

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Associate partners

5 april 2018

Wladimiroff Advocaten is verheugd dat zij drie nieuwe associate partners
heeft aangesteld: Yvo Amar en Sebastiaan Bennink, beiden richtten
eerder een eigen kantoor op en verlenen bijstand op het vlak van
economische sancties en exportcontrole en Léon de Jager, die ook eerder
in een eigen kantoorsetting werkte en een praktijk in de fiscale
advocatuur alsmede in het ondernemingsstrafrecht voert.

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New designations US Russia sanctions regime

30 januari 2018

On 26 January 2018, the United States ("US") Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control ("OFAC") designated 21 individuals and 9 entities under the US Russia sanctions regime. The designations include three individuals and two entities related to Russia's transfer of four turbines made by a Russian-German joint venture to Crimea.

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Australian man charged for violating UN and Australian North Korea sanctions regime

22 december 2017

On 17 December 2017, an Australian man was charged for violating the United Nations ("UN") and Australian North Korea sanctions regime. According to the Australian Federal Police ("AFP"), the man acted as an economic agent for the Government of North Korea in Australia. The AFP have alleged, that he was involved in brokering the sale of missiles and missile components and expertise from North Korea to other international entities and attempting to transfer coal from North Korea to entities in Indonesia and Vietnam. …

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Canadian-Iranian man sentenced to 32 months in prison for violating the US Iran sanctions regime

22 december 2017

On 15 December 2017, mr. A. Soofi ("Soofi"), a Canadian-Iranian dual national, was sentenced to 32 months in prison for violating the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (“IEEPA”).  Soofi already pleaded guilty  to one count of conspiracy to violate the IEEPA on 7 September 2017.

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Dentsply Sirona Inc. to pay USD1,220,400 for violating US Iran sanctions regime

21 december 2017

On 6 December 2017, Dentsply Sirona Inc. ("Dentsply"), a US company specialising in dental solutions, agreed to pay the Office of Foreign Assets Control ("OFAC") USD1,220,400 in order to settle its potential liability for apparent violations of the United States ("US") Iran sanctions regime. OFAC determined, that between November 2009 and July 2012, Dentsply committed 37 violations of the Iranian Transactions and Sanctions Regulations. According to OFAC, during this period indirect subsidiaries of Dentsply had …

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EU extends Russia sanctions with another six months

15 december 2017

Yesterday, 14 December 2017, at an EU summit, the EU leaders agreed to another six months extension of the EU sanctions regime against Russia, as laid down in EU Regulation 833/2014. This regulation concerns measures related to the export of certain goods (dual-use and military items and equipment for the oil and gas industry) as well as financial sanctions. The current sanctions will expire in July 2018 unless renewed in time. We will keep you updated. Meanwhile, should you require further information in relation …

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