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Calm Before The Storm? What We Can Learn From The Slow Start To Helms-Burton Cases
These cases will clarify the scope of Title III and will likely influence how other potential claimants choose to proceed.
United States
18 Jul 2019
2
FAQs On The Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act (FIRRMA) And The CFIUS Pilot Program
Failing to understand the details of these procedures can expose an investment fund to significant risk.
United States
12 Jul 2019
3
OFAC Now Requires U.S. Persons To Report Any Transaction They Reject Due To Sanctions
The new regulations expand the reporting requirement both for blocking and rejecting, but significantly more in cases involving rejecting.
United States
5 Jul 2019
4
Not As Close To The Vest: OFAC Releases A "Framework" For Sanctions Compliance That Offers A Glimpse Into The Agency's Enforcement Posture
Moreover, the document also includes a list of specific "root causes" of prior sanctions violations identified by OFAC.
United States
9 May 2019
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Turnabout: Preparing For The Trump Administration's New Cuba Restrictions And Lawsuits On "Trafficking" In Confiscated Property
US companies may also be targeted for reciprocal legal actions by foreign governments.
United States
25 Apr 2019
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What You Don't Know Can Hurt You: OFAC's First 2019 Enforcement Cases Emphasize Global Supply Chain And Affiliate Risks
Shutdown, what shutdown? With less than two weeks of a fully operating Treasury Department in 2019, the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is off to a fast start (much faster than last year)
United States
18 Feb 2019
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BIS Invites Comment On Identifying Emerging Technologies Subject To New Export Controls And CFIUS
The US Department of Commerce Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) recently issued an advance notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPRM) ...
United States
11 Dec 2018
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US Sanctions Against Iran Re-Imposed As Wind-Down Periods For Iran Deal Expire
uthors' Note: This Advisory is structured in four parts. Part I provides a summary of the previously waived Iran-related sanctions ...
United States
12 Nov 2018
9
New Risks Created By OFAC Cyber-Related Sanctions
On November 5, 2018, the members of the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC), which is comprised of the federal bank regulatory agencies ...
United States
12 Nov 2018
10
New Mandatory Submissions To CFIUS: Interim Regulations Under FIRRMA Take Effect November 10, 2018
On October 10, 2018, the US Treasury Department released interim regulations mandating submissions to the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS).
United States
18 Oct 2018
11
New Law Expands And Reforms CFIUS Jurisdiction And US Export Controls
President Trump signed into law on August 13, 2018, as part of the National Defense Authorization Act of 2019 (NDAA), legislation that enhances the powers of the Committee on Foreign Investment
United States
20 Aug 2018
12
President Trump Announces Withdrawal From Iran Deal
On May 8, 2018, President Trump announced that the United States will withdraw from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) and re-impose all sanctions formerly waived under that agreement, following wind-down periods of 90 and 180 days.
United States
14 May 2018
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Implications Of US Sanctions On Russian Oligarchs And Their Businesses
The April 6 sanctions also create compliance risks for US persons who transact with non-sanctioned companies that have sanctioned officers or personnel.
Worldwide
19 Apr 2018
14
OFAC Publishes Digital Currency-Related Guidance
On March 19, 2018, the Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) published five frequently asked questions and responses (FAQs) relating to digital currency and sanctions compliance.
United States
23 Mar 2018
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Trump Administration Imposes Sanctions For Russia's 2016 Election Interference And Cyber-Attacks
On March 15, 2018, the Trump Administration imposed sanctions on five Russian organizations and 19 individuals for interference with the 2016 US elections ...
United States
19 Mar 2018
16
CFIUS Scrutiny Of Foreign Acquisitions Intensifies
The environment for foreign investment in the United States is shifting. Most recently, a bid by Chinese-owned Ant Financial to acquire MoneyGram International Inc., a U.S. money transfer company, was derailed early this year...
United States
16 Feb 2018
17
CFIUS Scrutiny Of Foreign Investment Intensifies With Broadening Scope
The environment for foreign investment in the United States is shifting.
Worldwide
25 Jan 2018
18
Trump Administration Implements Tightening Of Cuba Sanctions
On November 8, 2017, the Trump administration followed through on its promise to reverse course on the loosening of US sanctions involving Cuba in recent years, in pursuit of its stated policy to ...
United States
14 Nov 2017
19
President Trump's Decertification Of The Iran Nuclear Deal: Process Started For Possible New Sanctions And Withdrawal Or Renegotiation Of Multilateral Agreement With Iran
On Friday, October 13, President Trump announced that he would no longer certify that suspension of sanctions related to Iran under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA)..
United States
18 Oct 2017
20
US Trade Sanctions Update: North Korea, Iran And Russia
Over the past several months, the United States has ramped up trade sanctions involving North Korea, Iran and Russia through several different mechanisms.
United States
27 Sep 2017
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