A federal appeals court this month disqualified the BakerHostetler law firm and one of its partners from representing a firm linked to the tax fraud Russian lawyer Sergei Magnitsky exposed before he died in a Russian prison.… Continue Reading
The Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control added four Russians and a Ukrainian to its list of those sanctioned under the Magnitsky Act for alleged human rights abuses.
With the names added Monday, OFAC has now listed 39 people subject to travel bans and asset freezes under the Magnitsky Act.… Continue Reading
The Canadian Senate adopted a motion calling for sanctions against those involved in the torture and death of Russian lawyer Sergei Magnitsky and the cover up of the state crimes he exposed.… Continue Reading
The Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) added four individuals to the list of Russians subject to travel bans and asset freezes under the Magnitsky Act. Two of the Russians named Monday hold top posts in Russia-controlled Chechnya.… Continue Reading
Statement by Bill Browder on 5th Anniversary of Sergei Magnitsky’s Killing in Russian Police Custody
Dear Friends and supporters,
Today marks the 5th anniversary of Sergei Magnitsky’s killing in Russian police custody. Sergei was my lawyer who was murdered because he exposed one of the largest government corruption schemes in Russian history.… Continue Reading
Transparency International gave its 2013 Integrity Award to Chinese journalist Luo Changping and Angolan human rights activist and journalist Rafael Marques de Morais.
The award was launched in 2000 to honor journalists, government officials, and civil society leaders who act on the belief that corruption can be challenged.… Continue Reading
U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara said Tuesday the United States has filed a civil forfeiture action against the assets of nine companies that own real estate in Manhattan. The complaint targets four luxury residential units and two high-end commercial spaces.… Continue Reading
A Russian court Thursday found Sergei Magnitsky guilty of tax evasion even though the whistleblowing lawyer died in a Moscow jail in 2009.… Continue Reading
A former tax inspector who appeared on a draft list of Russian officials banned from the United States under the Magnitsky Act is the target of investigators in a $134 million tax fraud.… Continue Reading