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OFAC Issues "A Framework For OFAC Compliance Commitments"
On May 2, 2019, the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control ("OFAC") released "A Framework for OFAC Compliance Commitments."
United States
22 May 2019
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DOJ And OFAC Actions Highlight Importance Of Compliance In International M&A
Recent actions taken by the Department of Justice ("DOJ") and the Department of Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control ("OFAC") have highlighted the importance of due diligence in the
United States
2 May 2019
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Mandatory Filings For Foreign Investments In U.S. Required By New CFIUS Pilot Program
On October 10, 2018, the Department of the Treasury, which oversees the CFIUS, released interim regulations to implement portions of the FIRRMA, which was enacted in August.
United States
6 Nov 2018
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Foreign Investment And Export Control Reform Update (Part 2 Of Series)
The Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act of 2018 ("FIRRMA"), which was signed into law by President Trump on August 13, 2018 as part of the omnibus John S. McCain National Defense...
United States
4 Oct 2018
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Foreign Investment And Export Control Reform Update (Part 1 Of Series)
The John S. McCain NDAA for Fiscal Year 2019 , signed into law by President Trump on August 13, 2018, brings together several key Congressional efforts to update and reform U.S. controls on foreign investment and...
United States
29 Aug 2018
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Five on Friday – Five Recent Developments that We've Been Watching Closely
It's Friday and time for another overview of developments in the field of business and human rights that we've been monitoring.
United States
24 Aug 2018
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Bureau of Industry and Security Imposes Denial of Export Privileges Against ZTE
On Monday, April 16, 2018, the U.S. Department of Commerce's Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) announced that it was imposing a denial of export privileges against Zhongxing ...
United States
20 Apr 2018
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As An H-1B Or L-1 Petitioner, Do I Need To Worry About The Export Control Rules?
Under U.S. Department of Commerce rules, the disclosure of technology to a foreign national (even if that individual is physically located in the United States or the disclosure occurs...
United States
21 Mar 2018
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Five On Friday – Five Recent Developments That We've Been Watching Closely
It's Friday and time for another overview of developments in the field of business and human rights that we've been monitoring.
United States
23 Oct 2017
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Five On Friday – Five Recent Developments That We've Been Watching Closely
It's Friday and time for another overview of developments in the field of business and human rights that we've been monitoring.
Worldwide
19 Jan 2017
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Top Five Reasons Why You Should File For Trademark Protection In Cuba
As the U.S. and Cuba progress towards normalizing trade relations, many U.S. companies are contemplating whether it makes sense to do business in Cuba.
United States
6 May 2016
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Opportunity, Uncertainty For Entities Wishing To Do Business With Iran
The United States has not lifted existing sanctions, nor does the JCPOA provide Iran with any immediate relief from current U.S. sanctions.
United States
21 Jul 2015
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Now's The Time To Review Your OFAC Compliance Program
As part of a series of measures aimed at increasing preparedness and defenses against international cyberattacks on U.S. industries and government agencies, on April 1, President Obama issued Executive Order No. 13694.
United States
16 Apr 2015
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The European Union Lifts Sanctions On Burma
On April 22, the European Union lifted all sanctions on Burma except an arms embargo.
United States
9 May 2013
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Responsible Investment In Burma (Myanmar): An Experiment That Cannot Afford To Fail
The U.S. decision to ease financial and investment sanctions on Burma for the first time since 1997 is a landmark – and controversial – moment.
United States
15 Aug 2012
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Burma (Myanmar) Sanctions Eased, but Companies Required to Report on Responsible Business Practices
On July 11, the U.S. government eased sanctions on financial services and new investment in Burma.
United States
16 Jul 2012
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United States Eases Sanctions On Financing For Development Organizations In Burma (Myanmar)
On April 17, the U.S. Treasury issued new General License No. 14-C, which relaxes sanctions on financial services with respect to certain humanitarian and not-for-profit activities in Burma.
United States
20 Jun 2012
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United States Eases Sanctions On New Investment In Burma (Myanmar)
On Thursday, May 17, 2012, President Obama announced that the U.S. would issue a general license easing sanctions on the export of financial services and new investment in Burma, although he did not lift them, meaning that they could be reinstated if there is backsliding on reforms.
United States
25 May 2012
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New Executive Order Imposes Sanctions On Technology Companies That Facilitate Human Rights Abuses In Iran And Syria
The White House recently released a new Executive Order imposing sanctions on information technology companies that facilitate certain human rights abuses in Iran and Syria.
United States
9 May 2012
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Fools Rush In: Social And Environmental Due Diligence In Burma
Following the success of Daw Aung San Suu Kyi and her National League for Democracy ("NLD") party at the polls and today's announcement that the United States will soon lift some of its sanctions against Burma, companies are closely scrutinizing the possibility of conducting business in the long-isolated country.
United States
16 Apr 2012
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