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CFIUS Publishes Proposed FIRMMA Regulations, Part 2: A New Framework For Real Estate Transactions
On September 17, 2019, the U.S. Department of the Treasury published proposed regulations to implement provisions of the Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act ("FIRRMA").
United States
25 Sep 2019
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CFIUS Publishes Proposed FIRRMA Regulations, Part 1: A Sea Change For Foreign Investments In U.S. Businesses
On September 17, 2019, the U.S. Department of the Treasury published proposed regulations to implement provisions of the Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act ("FIRRMA")
United States
24 Sep 2019
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U.S. Imposes Partial Embargo On Venezuela
On August 5, 2019, President Donald Trump issued an "Executive Order on Blocking Property of the Government of Venezuela" (the "Order").
United States
9 Aug 2019
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HMRC Outlines Benefits Of Self-Reporting Tax Offences, While SFO Fraud Guidance Expected To Reward Privilege Waiver And Compliance Programmes
In "The Practitioner's Guide to Global Investigations" half-year update, Global Investigations Review published a piece authored by litigation and enforcement
United States
6 Aug 2019
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OFAC Expands Reporting Requirements For Rejected Transactions
In late June, with minimum notice or fanfare, the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control ("OFAC")
United States
17 Jul 2019
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OFAC Raises The Compliance Bar: Takeaways From The Stanley Black & Decker Settlement
On March 27, the Office of Foreign Assets Control ("OFAC") announced a $1.869 million settlement with Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. ("SB&D") and its Chinese subsidiary, Jiangsu Guoqiang Tools Co., Ltd.
United States
16 Apr 2019
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OFAC's Designation Of PdVSA Escalates Venezuela Sanctions
On January 28, 2019, the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control ("OFAC") added Petróleos de Venezuela, S.A. ("PdVSA") ...
United States
6 Feb 2019
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A Review Of US Economic Sanctions In 2018
In another landmark year for sanctions developments, the U.S. government strengthened sanctions targeting Iran, Russia and Venezuela
Worldwide
17 Dec 2018
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Sanctions Enforcement Roars Back: Takeaways From The Société Générale Settlement
The Société Générale settlement illustrates that U.S. sanctions enforcement is alive and well, despite below average enforcement activity year to date.
Worldwide
5 Dec 2018
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CFIUS Pilot Program: Immediate Implications For Investors And Investment Targets
On October 10, 2018, the U.S. Department of the Treasury issued temporary regulations—a "pilot program"—to implement certain provisions of the Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act ("FIRRMA"), signed into law by President Donald Trump on August 13, 2018.
United States
12 Oct 2018
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Congress Passes Landmark CFIUS Reform Bill
On July 26 and August 1, 2018, Congress passed the Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act ("FIRRMA") as part of the Fiscal 2019 National Defense Authorization Act.
United States
6 Aug 2018
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Mid-2018 Sanctions Review: A Turbulent Year So Far
No superlative could aptly describe the magnitude of U.S. sanctions developments through the first six months of 2018.
United States
25 Jun 2018
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Trending Video: International Trade Developments (Video)
Ama Adams, Ropes & Gray enforcement & litigation partner, discusses the complex array of trade laws and regulations facing companies with international operations.
United States
31 May 2018
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International Trade Developments (Video)
Ama Adams, Ropes & Gray enforcement & litigation partner, discusses the complex array of trade laws and regulations facing companies with international operations.
United States
30 May 2018
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Iran Sanctions Snapback: Practical Implications For International Business & Investors
On May 8, 2018, President Donald Trump announced that the United States is preparing to reinstate the sanctions it waived as part of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, and to impose additional sanctions targeting Iran.
United States
14 May 2018
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De-Implementation Day: Preparing For Changes To U.S. Sanctions Targeting Iran
Although the scope of possible changes to U.S. sanctions targeting Iran is unclear, companies with international operations would benefit from advanced planning.
Worldwide
3 May 2018
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A Review Of US Economic Sanctions In 2017
By any metric, measure or perspective, 2017 has been a remarkably active year for developments in U.S. economic sanctions.
Worldwide
28 Dec 2017
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