Shearman & Sterling LLP
Although the consequences of breaching the sanctions are severe, navigating the rules is not straightforward.
Businesses are clamouring to expand and it's easy to get caught up in the frenzy. But are they asking the right questions to map out a successful expansion plan?
Arent Fox LLP
As the crisis in Ukraine intensifies and broadens, more foreign investment is likely to find itself caught in the crossfire.
Our expert Gonzalo Garcia goes myth-busting as he examines the challenges companies come up against when expanding across borders.
The Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control issued "Revised Guidance on Entities Owned by Persons Whose Property and Interests in Property Are Blocked."
Morrison & Foerster LLP
Charles Duross is the head of Morrison & Foerster’s Global Anti-Corruption Practice.
Arent Fox LLP
According to the American Apparel & Footwear Association, 97.5 percent of apparel sold in the United States is made internationally.
Andrews Kurth LLP
The U.S. Treasury Department expanded economic sanctions against the Russian Federation in connection with the ongoing conflict in Ukraine.
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.
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.
The Appellate Body of the World Trade Organization (WTO) has
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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.
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.