Mondaq USA: International Law
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
‘Tis the season to wonder, what will 2018 bring? We may speculate on things like a private company making a moon landing or a peace accord with North Korea.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
The other day I spoke to a colleague at the U.S. Department of the Treasury who works in the Office of Investment Security and said, "I heard CFIUS filings were going to break last year's record total."
McDermott Will & Emery
They argue that bilateral treaties provide a better opportunity to extract more gains in the zero-sum game of treaty negotiation.
McDermott Will & Emery
The cancellation of US involvement in the TPP, and its potential withdrawal from NAFTA have sparked considerable anxiety over the loss of protections and opportunities both investment treaties afford.
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
"Buy America Act" (1) requires all federal governments — and by extension state and local governments receiving federal funds — to use United States (U.S.) made steel...
Dentons
Round five of the NAFTA negotiations concluded in Mexico City on November 21, 2017.
Ropes & Gray LLP
In late October, a bipartisan coalition of lawmakers introduced legislation in both houses of Congress that would impose sanctions targeting certain members of Myanmar's military.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
Benjamin Franklin allegedly quipped that "an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure."
Jones Day
The Situation: Regulations implementing tightened U.S. policy towards engagement with Cuba have rolled back a number of Obama-era initiatives and are effective immediately.
Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Recent actions by the U.S. and other governments targeting the government of Venezuela significantly raise the legal and reputational risks of doing business, directly or indirectly...
BakerHostetler
The Trump Administration has been active on the sanctions front as a means of asserting United States foreign policy and national security interests.
Jones Day
The United States has taken significant steps toward fully implementing the sanctions imposed on Russia pursuant to the Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act of 2017...
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The payment was allegedly intended to benefit the foreign minister's brother-in-law, the Ugandan president, in exchange for lucrative joint ventures with the two men's family businesses.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On November 9, 2017, the Office of Foreign Assets Control amended the Cuban Assets Control Regulations to implement changes to the Cuba sanctions program announced by President Trump in June...
Womble Bond Dickinson
The Government has made legislation creating a financial sanctions regime in relation to Venezuela and OFSI has published a financial sanctions notice...
Duane Morris LLP
The U.S. Departments of Treasury, Commerce and State are publishing amended regulations in the Federal Register on November 9, 2017, which take effect immediately.
WilmerHale
Thus far, the extent to which the Secretaries will exempt otherwise prohibited transactions based on policy objectives is unclear.
Dentons
Effective November 9, 2017, the US Department of Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) and the US Department of Commerce's Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS)...
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Despite receiving bipartisan sponsorship and notional support from key Trump administration officials, the legislation faces an uncertain future in the current political climate.
Kirkland & Ellis LLP
On August 2, 2017, President Trump signed into law the "Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act," which imposes new sanctions on Russia, North Korea and Iran.
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Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
On October 27, 2017, the U.S. State Department issued guidance identifying 39 entities related to the defense and intelligence sectors of the Government of the Russian Federation...
Jones Day
The United States has taken significant steps toward fully implementing the sanctions imposed on Russia pursuant to the Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act of 2017...
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The U.S. Department of the Treasury Office of Foreign Assets Control ("OFAC") and the Department of Commerce Bureau of Industry and Security ("BIS")...
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On November 9, 2017, the Office of Foreign Assets Control amended the Cuban Assets Control Regulations to implement changes to the Cuba sanctions program announced by President Trump in June...
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
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 ...
Kirkland & Ellis LLP
On August 2, 2017, President Trump signed into law the "Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act," which imposes new sanctions on Russia, North Korea and Iran.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The U.S. Department of the Treasury Office of Foreign Assets Control ("OFAC") sanctioned seven individuals and three entities associated with the North Korean government.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Effective October 13, 2017, President Trump declined to provide certification that the JCPOA is in the United States' national interest
Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Recent actions by the U.S. and other governments targeting the government of Venezuela significantly raise the legal and reputational risks of doing business, directly or indirectly...
Holland & Knight
On Oct. 27, 2017, the U.S. Department of State issued public guidance (Guidance) on sanctions with respect to 39 named entities related to Russia's defense and intelligence sectors.
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