Virginia company fined for sanctions violations

The Office of Foreign Assets Control said Cobham Holdings agreed to pay a $87,507 civil penalty to settle three violations of the Ukraine Related Sanctions Regulations.

Virginia company fined for sanctions violations

The Office of Foreign Assets Control said Cobham Holdings agreed to pay a $87,507 civil penalty to settle three violations of the Ukraine Related Sanctions Regulations.

Virginia company fined for sanctions violations

The Office of Foreign Assets Control said Cobham Holdings agreed to pay a $87,507 civil penalty to settle three violations of the Ukraine Related Sanctions Regulations.

 
The Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) said Cobham Holdings of Arlington, Va., has agreed to pay a $87,507 civil penalty to settle three violations of the Ukraine Related Sanctions Regulations.
    The violations, which occurred with Cobham’s former subsidiary Aeroflex/Metelics Inc. between July 31, 2014 and Jan. 15, 2015, involved the shipment of electrical switches through distributors in Canada and Russia to Almaz Antey Telecommunications, a Russian entity on OFAC’s Specially Designated Nationals And Blocked Persons (SDN) List for allegedly violating the Ukraine Related Sanctions Regulations.
    Cobham blamed the breakdown in its compliance on the failure of its third-party screening software to properly flag Almaz Antey among the transactions.
    OFAC said Cobham voluntarily self-disclosed the violations and cooperated with the investigation, resulting in a reduced civil penalty. Since the violations, Cobham has acquired new screening software and increased its export compliance resources and training.
    OFAC noted that Cobham also “circulated a lessons learned bulletin” to all its U.S.-based trade compliance staff that described the seriousness of the violations and urged its personnel to be tentative to any potentially controlled foreign entities seeking the company’s products.
   The agency added that this case “demonstrates the importance of companies operating in high-risk industries (i.e., defense) to implement effective, risk-based compliance measures, especially when engaging in transactions involving high-risk jurisdictions.”

I’m not going to say the cost of fuel isn’t an issue, but if we have properly accounted for it within contracting it’s really about how you administer it for how it affects your bottom line.

The U.S. exported 107,655 metric tons of beef in March, a 4 percent decline year-over-year, while U.S. pork exports during the month totaled 211,688 metric tons, down 7 percent, according to the U.S. Meat Export Federation.

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