Mondaq USA: International Law
On Friday, May 18, the EU Commission launched the formal process to reactivate a 1996 trade defense law in response to the US withdrawal from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action on Iran's nuclear program.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
On May 21, 2018, the Trump administration imposed new sanctions on the Government of Venezuela1 in response to the reelection of President Maduro and the "deepening humanitarian and public health crisis"...
Holland & Knight
President Donald Trump has issued a new Executive Order expanding existing sanctions against the government of Venezuela and its instrumentalities, including the state-owned oil company, Petróleos de Venezuela (PdVSA).
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
President Donald J. Trump issued an Executive Order ("E.O") prohibiting certain financial transactions with the government of Venezuela.
Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP
President Trump issued an Executive Order prohibiting certain transactions involving debt of the Government of Venezuelan or equity in entities majority-owned by the Government of Venezuela.
Clyde & Co
As noted in our previous article on 4 May, US President Donald Trump threatened last January to withdraw from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) if he did not think its flaws could be fixed.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
He found that Mr. Atilla was unlikely to commit another crime, and that he had been a minor and somewhat reluctant participant in the conspiracy to evade sanctions.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The Department of the Treasury Office of Foreign Assets Control ("OFAC") imposed sanctions against two Hizballah-associated individuals for their alleged role in financing terrorist networks.
Foley Hoag LLP
The protection of a company's investments abroad could soon be linked to that company's compliance with its CSR obligations.
Clyde & Co
As cross-border enforcement investigations become more prevalent, the decision by the United States Court of Appeal for the Second Circuit in US v Allen ...
The unilateral withdrawal by the US from the JCPOA, outlined in FAQ published by OFAC on 8 May 2018 and President Trump's issuance of the National Security Presidential Memorandum
Jones Day
On Tuesday, May 8, 2018, President Trump announced that the United States has withdrawn from the Iran Nuclear Deal and will fully reimpose its suspended sanctions targeting Iran.
In a sweeping action with immediate consequences for both US and non-US Persons1, President Trump announced the withdrawal of the US from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) ...
August & Debouzy
In his speech delivered on May 8, 2018, the President of the United States ("US"), Donald Trump, announced his decision to cease the US participation in the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action ...
Womble Bond Dickinson
In this installment, we depart slightly from the scorekeeping used in past editions.
Clyde & Co
On 6 April 2018 the US Offi ce of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) added 24 Russian individuals and 14 companies to its list of specially designated nationals (SDNs).
Holland & Knight
The United States is withdrawing from the multilateral nuclear accord with Iran known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).
Duane Morris LLP
On 8 May 2018, President Donald Trump announced his decision to reintroduce U.S. sanctions on Iran by ceasing the United States' participation in the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action relating to Iran.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
All sanctions on Iran that were in place before January 2016 will be re-imposed no later than November, 4 2018.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
The U.S. government has withdrawn from the Iran Nuclear Deal and reverted sanctions to the status quo ante by re-imposing secondary sanctions that restrict non-U.S. persons from engaging...
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On March 20, 2018, the Wolfsberg Group published a set of Frequently Asked Questions on financial crime country risk.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On 29 November 2017, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein announced a revised Foreign Corrupt Practices Act ...
Foley & Lardner
If private equity and other investors were not aware of the power of the secretive CFIUS, its decision to reach out and quash the potential Broadcom-Qualcomm transaction brought the message home with force.
The Trump Administration has been active on the sanctions front as a means of asserting U.S. foreign policy and national security interests.
Torres Law, PLLC
On April 16, 2018, the Bureau of Industry and Security ("BIS") announced it was imposing a denial of export privileges on ZTE Corporation ("ZTE").
Ropes & Gray LLP
On May 8, 2018, President Donald Trump announced that the United States is preparing to reinstate the sanctions it waived as part of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, and to impose additional sanctions targeting Iran.
Torres Law, PLLC
On April 24, 2018, FLIR Systems, Inc. entered into a consent agreement with the Directorate of Defense Trade Controls for alleged violations of the International Traffic in Arms Regulations.
Ropes & Gray LLP
Although the scope of possible changes to U.S. sanctions targeting Iran is unclear, companies with international operations would benefit from advanced planning.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
Soon after Fidel Castro overthrew the government of Cuba to found a communist state in 1959, Cuba began nationalizing U.S-owned properties in Cuba.
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