OFAC revokes so-called U-turn authorization for Cuba-related financial transactions
OFAC published a final rule that modifies the Cuban Assets Control Regulations to revoke the so-called "U-turn" authorization.
A Practice Note providing an overview of the potential criminal and civil liability that corporations, officers, and directors may face resulting from actions taken by corporate personnel. This Note offers practical advice to mitigate the risk of criminal and civil liability for corporations, officers, and directors.
Government regulators, shareholders, and other third parties now carefully scrutinize corporate conduct and demand accountability for wrongdoing. This increased focus has led to the tightening of laws aimed at deterring and punishing corporate misconduct and aggressive government enforcement. As a result, corporations face enormous risks, including:
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On 5 September 2019, Professor John McMillan AO’s Final Report (Report) on the operation of the Narcotic Drugs Act 1967 (ND Act) was tabled in Parliament. Section 26A of the ND Act required the Minster to cause a review of the operation of the ND Act to be undertaken.