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Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP
On July 20, 2017, the Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control ("OFAC") issued a civil monetary penalty of $2,000,000 to ExxonMobil Corp., ExxonMobil Development Company, and ExxonMobil Oil Corp.
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
Recent public reports indicate Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY), the Senate Democratic Leader, has authored a letter to President Trump requesting the President order the CFIUS to suspend the approval...
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
On July 17, 2017, the U.S. State Department certified that Iran continues to meet the conditions of the Iran nuclear agreement known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action...
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
On July 27, 2017, the U.S. Congress sent to President Trump's desk a bill that imposes new financial sanctions against Russia, Iran, and North Korea.
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
On July 31, OFAC designated Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro Moros as a "Specially Designated National" ("SDN") blocking all of his assets and prohibiting any transaction in which he has an interest within U.S. jurisdiction.
Clyde & Co
On July 27, 2017, the US Congress passed the Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA)...
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
The U.S. government has used the charging theory of "causing" violations to assert broader jurisdictional reach over non-U.S. entities engaging in transactions that have no direct contact...
Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP
On July 27, 2017, the Senate voted 98-2 to approve the Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (H.R. 3364) (the "Act"), which had earlier passed with overwhelming bipartisan...
Dentons
As tensions mount in the run-up to the election of a National Constituent Assembly in Venezuela on July 30, 2017...
Jones Day
The Situation: A non-U.S. company used U.S. dollars for payments involving a sanctioned country.
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
It now awaits signature by President Trump (who in any event appears to lack sufficient support to uphold a veto).
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
President Trump signed into law H.R. 3364, the "Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act" ("CAATSA"), imposing new sanctions on Iran, North Korea and Russia.
Thompson Coburn LLP
The President signed into law the Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act ("CAATSA") on August 2, 2017, which could have a significant impact on international trade.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On 6 July 2017, Shearman & Sterling published its Sanctions Roundup: First Half of 2017, covering developments in US sanctions over the first six months of 2017.
De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek N.V.
OFAC has so far appeared to concentrate its enforcement action on non-US banks processing USD payments involving a US-sanctioned country or person.
Dentons
On August 2, 2017, President Donald Trump signed into law one of the most wide-ranging sanctions measures of the last five years. The Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
OFAC most recently announced the July designations pursuant to this Executive Order.
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
On June 16, 2017, President Trump issued a National Security Presidential Memorandum on Strengthening the Policy of the United States Toward Cuba...
Morgan Lewis
On August 2, US President Donald Trump signed into law the Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act, which enacts a significant expansion of US sanctions against Russia...
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Specifically, the Act authorizes the imposition of sanctions on persons knowingly involved in any activity that materially contributes to the government of Iran's ballistic missile program.
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On July 24, 2017, the United Kingdom's Serious Fraud Office announced that it had opened an investigation into the mining giant Rio Tinto PLC after the company allegedly made payments to a contractor in Guinea ...
Ropes & Gray LLP
The TPNTPA focuses on the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC), a quasi-judicial federal agency in Washington, D.C. with broad investigative powers on matters of trade
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On August 2, 2017, US President Donald Trump signed a wide-ranging piece of legislation, the Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act, which expands existing sanctions and imposes new ones on Russia, Iran, and North Korea.
Torres Law, PLLC
Perhaps the information came from a colleague or a customer or an anonymous tip left on your company's "tip line."
Morgan Lewis
On August 2, US President Donald Trump signed into law the Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act, which enacts a significant expansion of US sanctions against Russia...
Gowling WLG
United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer has released a Summary of the USA's North American Free Trade Agreement renegotiation objectives.
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
On 28 June 2017, Advocate General Sanchez-Bordona issued his opinion in Case C-329/16, the first case in which the CJEU has been asked to consider the classification of software...
WilmerHale
The US government's settlement with Hobby Lobby on July 5, 2017 is part of its broader effort to combat trafficking in looted antiquities from the war-torn Middle East and to reduce market demand...
WilmerHale
On July 27, the US Senate passed the Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA), a comprehensive sanctions bill that expands US sanctions against three countries: Russia, Iran, and North Korea.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Despite the headlines coming out of Washington, Congress continues to move forward in regular fashion, discussing and acting upon key issues, such as funding the government, addressing the need...
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