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Back To The Future: Helms-Burton Versus The Blocking Statutes. Who Will Prevail?
Nearly a quarter century after its passage, the Cuban Liberty and Democratic Solidarity (Libertad) Act of 1996 – commonly known as Helms-Burton, after its sponsors
23 Aug 2019
For Russia, Sanctions Are Coming
Back in February, we told you about the Defending American Security from Kremlin Aggression Act, or "DASKA," a bipartisan effort to impose new sanctions
United States
18 Jun 2019
Senior DOJ Official Discusses The Department's Renewed Focus On FARA: What Companies Need To Know
During a Tuesday event at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, D.C., Assistant Attorney General of the National Security Division John Demers highlighted the renewed
United States
23 Jan 2019
Opportunity To Comment On Emerging Technologies Subject To Future Export And Investment Restrictions
The Department of Commerce's Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) issued an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM or the "Notice") on November 19, 2018, concerning the list of "emerging and foundational technologies" that BIS was tasked to identify under the Export Control Reform Act of 2018 (ECRA).
United States
23 Nov 2018
New UNCITRAL Model Law To Facilitate Cross-Border Restructuring And Insolvency
UNCITRAL has adopted and published a second model law to promote universalism of restructuring and insolvency.
19 Nov 2018
Iran Sanctions: Snap-Back, Part 2
On November 5, 2018, the United States enacted the second of two powerful phases of the "snap-back" of Iran sanctions, re-imposing sanctions that were lifted by the United States in 2016...
European Union
14 Nov 2018
Control Over UK Authorised Persons: What To Consider As An Acquirer
There is an obligation when acquiring or increasing "control" over a UK authorised person, e.g. an investment firm, a credit institution, a fund manager or a payment services provider, to notify and obtain...
United States
19 Oct 2018
Snapback Begins: Re-Imposition Of Iran Sanctions
On August 6, 2018, President Trump signed an executive order ("New Iran E.O.") directing the Secretaries of State and the Treasury to re-impose sweeping sanctions on Iran, effecting the policy
United States
30 Aug 2018
Japan And EU Sign The Economic Partnership Agreement – One Of The Largest Bilateral Trade Partnerships To Date
On July 17, 2018, Japan and the European Union (EU) have signed an Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA)
25 Jul 2018
International Investor Sentiment Toward Brexit
Amid the uncertainty Brexit has created, foreign investors are assessing their existing and prospective investments in the UK, with particular focus on Brexit's potential impact on EU-UK trade and labor mobility.
19 Dec 2017
Top Ten International Anti-Corruption Developments For January 2017
In order to provide an overview for busy in-house counsel and compliance professionals, we summarize below some of the most important international anti-corruption developments from the past month, with links to primary resources.
9 Mar 2017
Top Ten International Anti-Corruption Developments For December 2016
In order to provide an overview for busy in-house counsel and compliance professionals, we summarize below some of the most important international anti-corruption developments from the past month, with links to primary resources.
United States
8 Feb 2017
Tech, Not Trade, Poses Biggest Threat To American Jobs
Donald Trump's successful road to the White House was fueled by heated rhetoric against free trade deals and U.S. companies engaged in offshore outsourcing.
United States
6 Feb 2017
BREXIT: The UK Supreme Court Confirms That Only Parliament Has The Power To Trigger Article 50
On 24 January 2017, the Supreme Court, the UK's highest court, ruled that Parliament must be consulted before Article 50 is triggered.
1 Feb 2017
U.S. Election Special Report - President-Elect Trump, Brexit, And U.S./UK Trade
The election of a new president of the United States is always an event of major world significance.
United States
15 Nov 2016
Downstream Remedy At The ITC: The Continuing Applicability Of The Eproms Analysis
Appreciation to the Federal Circuit Bar Association October 2016 Newsletter, a publication of the Federal Circuit Bar Association, for this limited use.
United States
10 Nov 2016
Non-EU Bids On EU Public Contracts
The market for procurement by public bodies in the EU is significant.
European Union
24 Aug 2016
Carbon And Alloy Steel – Update: Commission Reverses Suspension Of Steel Investigation
The Commission has lifted the suspension of the Section 337 investigation initiated by U.S. Steel against major Chinese steel makers that had been ordered by Judge Dee Lord.
United States
18 Aug 2016
Top Ten International Anti-Corruption Developments For June 2016
This month we ask: Who was tapped as the permanent head of the Department of Justice's (DOJ's) FCPA Unit? Which companies received declinations and which ones didn't?
United States
2 Aug 2016
Extension Of The AIFMD Passport To Non-EU Managers
At present, non-EU managers of Alternative Investment Funds wishing to market actively their AIFs to European investors must use the National Private Placement Regime...
European Union
2 Aug 2016
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