Mondaq USA: International Law
Arent Fox LLP
As the crisis in Ukraine intensifies and broadens, more foreign investment is likely to find itself caught in the crossfire.
TMF Group
Our expert Gonzalo Garcia goes myth-busting as he examines the challenges companies come up against when expanding across borders.
Herdem & Co
Since its inception in 1919 the American Defense industry has been one of the key industries of the United States where stringent regulations have been in place.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
The Government of Canada amended the Special Economic Measures (Russia) Regulations and the Special Economic Measures (Ukraine) Regulations.
The first half of 2014 has seen several important developments in the enforcement of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act ("FCPA") as well as other anti-corruption laws worldwide.
Foley & Lardner
Operators of manufacturing companies, especially those considering a capital raise, should understand investors’ concerns regarding direct investment.
On August 6, the U.S. Department of Commerce issued new regulations, implementing additional sanctions against Russia and introducing new restrictions on exports for its energy sector.
Barnes & Thornburg
At the same time, BIS announced its policy to deny authorizing any new licenses for such equipment.
Reed Smith
On August 13, 2014, the Office of Foreign Assets Control ("OFAC") revised its guidance on the status of entities owned by persons designated on the Specially Designated Nationals List ("SDN List").
Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP
Companies that make, authorize, or even promise bribes to foreign officials face the risk of criminal prosecution under U.S. law.
Mayer Brown
The Appellate Body of the World Trade Organization (WTO) has circulated its reports in
Morgan Lewis
The sanctions directly affect companies involved in Russia's oil and gas industries by imposing new export license requirements.
Fox Rothschild LLP
Ely Goldin was quoted in Market Watch’s article, "Exporting luxury cars is lucrative, legally questionable."
Arent Fox LLP
After announcing planned additional sanctions in the energy and military end-use sectors, the European Union and the United States both made good on their promises.
Reed Smith
Effective August 6, 2014, the United States Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security ("BIS") issued new regulations, identified as the "Russian Industry Sector Sanctions," restricting exports and other transfers of certain items subject to the Export Administration Regulations ("EAR") that may benefit Russia’s energy sector.
Foley & Lardner
Vice President Biden effectively made the case for linking manufacturing and infrastructure development as inextricably linked e-components of a growing economy.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
In 2011, the Department of Justice stated that "[i]t’s not necessarily the wisest move for a company" to challenge the definition of "foreign official" under the FCPA.
Fox Rothschild LLP
In her new book, former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton says she pushed President Barack Obama to lift or ease the decades-long embargo on Cuba.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
In a historic USD 50 billion award rendered on July 18, 2014, an Arbitral Tribunal held unanimously that the Russian Federation breached its international obligations.
Jones Day
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit has issued a landmark opinion granting due process rights to parties whose transactions have been blocked.
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On July 16, 2014, the United States Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control unveiled new Ukraine-related sanctions.
Thompson Coburn LLP
Following are checklists of countries that are subject to a variety of U.S. and European Union-imposed restrictions affecting international trade.
Summary: The United States, European Union, and other nations have imposed targeted sanctions against a variety of Russian and Ukrainian persons, as well as broader trade restrictions, following recent events in Ukraine.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
On July 24, 2014, the Department of Justice announced that Bernd Kowalewski, the former president and CEO of BizJet, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to violate the FCPA.
Jones Day
The recent announcement that work will begin early next year on the site for Dubai Expo 2020 represents an exciting time in Dubai's economic development.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
In a historic USD 50 billion award rendered on July 18, 2014, an Arbitral Tribunal held unanimously that the Russian Federation breached its international obligations.
Ropes & Gray LLP
The 2013 calendar year saw several significant developments in the enforcement of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
Fox Rothschild LLP
On April 16, 2013, the United States District Court for the District of New Hampshire unsealed an "Information" filed by the New Hampshire U.S. Attorney's office against Frank Ku and Danny Hsu, who reside in California.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
Thus far, 2014 has seen a trio of significant corporate prosecutions and several new individual cases.
On July 16, 2014, the United States announced another expansion of sanctions in response to events in southern and eastern Ukraine.
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