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Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
On August 4, 2017, the Council of the European Union made six new designations to the list of persons subject to restrictive measures in respect of actions undermining or threatening...
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
Provisions aimed at sanctioning investors who have contributed to the development of pipelines in Russia are of particular concern to Europe.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
On Monday, August 14, President Trump signed an executive memorandum directing U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer to consider a "Section 301" investigation against China.
Holland & Knight
On July 25, 2017, OFAC issued a revised set of frequently asked questions (FAQs) further clarifying the scope and implementation process for the upcoming changes to the U.S.-Cuba policy...
Devry Smith Frank LLP
On Thursday of last week, the Treasury Department fined Exxon Mobil a meagre $2 million for violating sanctions that the U.S. had imposed on Russia.
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
On August 2, 2017, President Trump signed into law the Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA), which strengthened U.S. sanctions on Russia, North Korea and Iran
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The U.S. Treasury Department ("Treasury") Office of Foreign Assets Control ("OFAC") sanctioned eight Venezuelan individuals for "participating in anti-democratic activities.
Holland & Knight
On July 20, 2017, the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) announced a $2 million civil monetary penalty against Exxon Mobil Corp...
Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP
On July 20, 2017, the Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control ("OFAC") issued a civil monetary penalty of $2,000,000 to ExxonMobil Corp., ExxonMobil Development Company, and ExxonMobil Oil Corp.
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
Recent public reports indicate Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY), the Senate Democratic Leader, has authored a letter to President Trump requesting the President order the CFIUS to suspend the approval...
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
On July 17, 2017, the U.S. State Department certified that Iran continues to meet the conditions of the Iran nuclear agreement known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action...
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
On July 27, 2017, the U.S. Congress sent to President Trump's desk a bill that imposes new financial sanctions against Russia, Iran, and North Korea.
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
On July 31, OFAC designated Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro Moros as a "Specially Designated National" ("SDN") blocking all of his assets and prohibiting any transaction in which he has an interest within U.S. jurisdiction.
Clyde & Co
On July 27, 2017, the US Congress passed the Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA)...
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
The U.S. government has used the charging theory of "causing" violations to assert broader jurisdictional reach over non-U.S. entities engaging in transactions that have no direct contact...
Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP
On July 27, 2017, the Senate voted 98-2 to approve the Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (H.R. 3364) (the "Act"), which had earlier passed with overwhelming bipartisan...
Dentons
As tensions mount in the run-up to the election of a National Constituent Assembly in Venezuela on July 30, 2017...
Jones Day
The Situation: A non-U.S. company used U.S. dollars for payments involving a sanctioned country.
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
It now awaits signature by President Trump (who in any event appears to lack sufficient support to uphold a veto).
De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek N.V.
Last week, the US Congress approved a bill providing for additional sanctions against Russia, Iran and North Korea.
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Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
On July 24, 2017, the United Kingdom's Serious Fraud Office announced that it had opened an investigation into the mining giant Rio Tinto PLC after the company allegedly made payments to a contractor in Guinea ...
Mayer Brown
On August 2, 2017, US President Donald Trump signed a wide-ranging piece of legislation, the Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act, which expands existing sanctions and imposes new ones on Russia, Iran, and North Korea.
Morgan Lewis
On August 2, US President Donald Trump signed into law the Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act, which enacts a significant expansion of US sanctions against Russia...
Holland & Knight
On July 20, 2017, the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) announced a $2 million civil monetary penalty against Exxon Mobil Corp...
Thompson Coburn LLP
The President signed into law the Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act ("CAATSA") on August 2, 2017, which could have a significant impact on international trade.
WilmerHale
On July 27, the US Senate passed the Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA), a comprehensive sanctions bill that expands US sanctions against three countries: Russia, Iran, and North Korea.
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
On June 16, 2017, President Trump issued a National Security Presidential Memorandum on Strengthening the Policy of the United States Toward Cuba...
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
On July 18, the State Department published a notice that Secretary Tillerson has certified that Iran remains in compliance with its obligations under the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action...
De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek N.V.
Last week, the US Congress approved a bill providing for additional sanctions against Russia, Iran and North Korea.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Specifically, the Act authorizes the imposition of sanctions on persons knowingly involved in any activity that materially contributes to the government of Iran's ballistic missile program.
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