SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT BETWEEN OFAC AND COMTECH TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION OVER SUDAN SANCTIONS VIOLATIONS

On 17 September, OFAC announced a settlement agreement with Comtech Telecommunications Corporation. of New York, and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Comtech EF Data Corporation of Arizona. The company, which specialises in the sales of advanced communications systems, software, and services, has agreed to settle its potential civil liability for 4 apparent violations of the Sudanese Sanctions Regulations in 2014-15.  The end-user for the equipment and services involved was the Sudan Civil Aviation Authority (SCAA), a Government of Sudan entity located in Sudan.  The settlement includes payment of $894,111 penalty.

https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/USTREAS/bulletins/2a12968

Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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