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Treasury Imposes Additional Restrictions On Remittances To Cuba and "U-Turn" Transactions
On September 9, 2019, the Trump administration implemented additional U.S. sanctions on Cuba by restricting personal remittances to Cuba and eliminating authorization for U.S. banks
United States
12 Sep 2019
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New U.S. Sanctions Penalties Spotlight Sanctions And Export Controls Scrutiny Of False And Incomplete Statements
On August 8, OFAC issued Findings of Violation to two U.S. companies in relation to administrative subpoenas with follow-up responses deemed
United States
16 Aug 2019
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Second Round Of U.S. Sanctions On Russia Pursuant To The Chemical And Biological Weapons Control Act
The U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of the Treasury, Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) have imposed three new sanctions on Russia
United States
16 Aug 2019
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OFAC Issues Interim Final Rule Extending Reporting Requirements For Rejected Transactions To Companies Outside The Financial Services Sector: Comment Period Expires July 22, 2019
On June 21, 2019, the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) issued and put into effect an Interim Final Rule (Interim Rule) that requires all U.S.
United States
26 Jul 2019
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OFAC's New Framework For An Effective Sanctions Compliance Program Provides Important Risk Mitigation Advice
The U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Controls (OFAC) recently published guidance that describes the framework for an effective Sanctions Compliance Program (SCP).
United States
10 Jun 2019
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New Cuba Sanctions Measures Prohibit "People To People" Travel To Cuba And Restrict Use Of Commercial Aircraft And Recreational And Passenger Vessels
In a June 4 announcement, the Trump administration further ratcheted up U.S. sanctions and export controls against Cuba by prohibiting group "people-to-people" travel to Cuba and the use of noncommercial aircraft...
United States
10 Jun 2019
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Trump Administration Authorizes Lawsuits Against Companies That Deal In Property Confiscated By The Cuban Government And Tightens Other Sanctions Against Cuba
These actions constitute the most substantial escalation of U.S. sanctions against Cuba by the Trump administration.
United States
15 May 2019
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Recent U.S. Sanctions Designations Create Additional Risks For Companies Doing Business With Venezuela
In recent days, the United States government ratcheted up sanctions against Venezuela in an effort to apply increasing pressure on the Maduro regime.
United States
10 Apr 2019
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OFAC Sanctions Venezuelan State-Owned Energy Company PdVSA, Releases New General Licenses And FAQs For Venezuela Sanctions Regime
On January 28, 2019, OFAC added the Venezuelan state-owned oil and natural gas company PdVSA to its SDN List.
United States
12 Feb 2019
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OFAC Adds Iranian Bitcoin Exchangers' Names And Wallet Addresses To SDN List, Ushers In "New Approach" To Sanctions Enforcement
OFAC notes that either method would be satisfactory "so long as there is an audit trail" to permit the digital currency to be unblocked in the future.
Worldwide
14 Jan 2019
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New U.S. Sanctions Regime Targeting Nicaragua
On November 27, 2018, the Trump administration announced a new sanctions regime targeting Nicaragua as it declared a national emergency with respect to the government of Nicaragua and issued new sanctions pursuant to Executive Order (E.O.) 13851.
United States
7 Dec 2018
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Iran Sanctions Are HereóBreaking Down What This Means For Business
On May 8, 2018, President Donald Trump announced that he was withdrawing the United States from the Iran nuclear dealóa decision that provided for the re-imposition of U.S. sanctions on Iran that were lifted or waived as part of the deal.
United States
28 Nov 2018
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Podcast - U.S. Sanctions And Their Impact On Non-U.S. Businesses
In this podcast, Akin Gump's international trade partners Mahmoud Baki "Mac" Fadlallah (Dubai), Jasper Helder (London) and Wynn Segall (Washington, D.C.) discuss three pivotal regions related to U.S. sanctions under the Trump administration.
United States
8 Nov 2018
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Trump Administration Sanctions Chinese Entity And Its Director In First Imposition Of Secondary Sanctions Under Section 231 Of CAATSA
On September 20, 2018, for the first time, the Trump administration imposed sanctions on a non-U.S. entity and its director for engaging in "significant transactions" with a Russian defense sector...
United States
28 Sep 2018
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President Trump Issues New Iran Executive Order And Reimposes First Set Of Sanctions Following JCPOA Withdrawal
On August 6, 2018, President Trump issued Executive Order 13846 titled "Reimposing Certain Sanctions with Respect to Iran" (the "New Iran E.O.").
United States
23 Aug 2018
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OFAC Issues General License 15 Expanding And Extending Authorized Activities With GAZ Group Until October 23, 2018
On May 22, 2018, the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control issued General License 15 authorizing U.S. persons to engage in specified transactions related to maintenance...
United States
25 May 2018
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United States Imposes New Sanctions Restricting Transactions With The Government Of Venezuela
On May 21, 2018, the Trump administration imposed new sanctions on the Government of Venezuela1 in response to the reelection of President Maduro and the "deepening humanitarian and public health crisis"...
United States
24 May 2018
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President Trump Announces U.S. Withdrawal From JCPOA; U.S. Sanctions On Iran Will Be Re-Imposed Following Wind-Down Periods
The U.S. government has withdrawn from the Iran Nuclear Deal and reverted sanctions to the status quo ante by re-imposing secondary sanctions that restrict non-U.S. persons from engaging...
Worldwide
15 May 2018
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OFAC Issues Updated General Licenses Clarifying And Extending Authorized Activities With Russian Sanctioned Entities
On May 1, 2018, OFAC issued General License 13A authorizing the divestment or transfer of certain debt, equity or other holdings issued by EN+ Group, GAZ Group or United Company RUSAL PLC ...
United States
11 May 2018
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