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Chinese Telecom Companies Under Fire: Commerce Moves To Cut Off Huawei From U.S. Technology, With More Restrictions Coming
The U.S. Department of Commerce (Commerce) has added Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. (Huawei) and its affiliates to the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) "Entity List," ...
United States
31 May 2019
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The United States Imposes Additional Secondary Sanctions On Iran As Geopolitical Tensions Flare
With tensions rising in the Persian Gulf, and Iran on the brink of pulling out of portions of the Iran nuclear deal, President Trump issued new Executive Order 13871 last Wednesday,
United States
30 May 2019
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Sanctions Enforcement Tips From Former Ofacers
Morrison & Foerster's National Security practice provides strategic advice and counseling to clients on a broad range of challenging regulatory and compliance matters in the national security space.
United States
16 May 2019
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The CLOUD Act One Year Later: DOJ White Paper Aims To Promote Greater Understanding Of The Act's Purpose And Impact
Since it was enacted in March 2018, the Clarifying Lawful Overseas Use of Data Act (CLOUD Act) has been controversial with privacy advocates in the United States and the subject of sustained criticism
United States
2 May 2019
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OFAC Sanctions Venezuela's National Development Bank
On a bizarre day for sanctions that saw President Trump seemingly take action related to North Korea via tweet – revoke recent measures? scuttle pending ones?
United States
5 Apr 2019
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INSTEX And Europe's "Legitimate Trade" With Iran
Three weeks ago, France, Germany, and the United Kingdom (the "E3") created INSTEX SAS (Instrument for Supporting Trade Exchanges, INSTEX), an entity designed to enhance business between the EU
European Union
1 Mar 2019
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Digging Into DASKA: Key Takeaways From The Latest Russia Sanctions Bill
Last Wednesday, February 13, a bipartisan group of senators sent Presidents Trump and Putin a Valentine's Eve present by reintroducing a revised Defending American Security from Kremlin Aggression Act, or "DASKA"...
United States
28 Feb 2019
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OFAC Has Been Talking About Compliance Through Enforcement
Last Thursday, January 31, the U.S. Treasury Department's OFAC issued its first enforcement action of 2019, a fascinating case involving false eyelashes that teaches that virtually any company in any industry selling...
United States
11 Feb 2019
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OFAC Designates PDVSA To Initiate End Game In Venezuela
UPDATE: Sanctions prohibitions regarding PDVSA are in flux. After designating the entity and issuing related general licenses on January 28, 2019 ...
United States
7 Feb 2019
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OFAC Delists Oligarch Companies Over Congressional Objections
On Sunday, the U.S. Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) announced that it lifted sanctions on three entities associated with Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska ...
United States
1 Feb 2019
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Senior DOJ Official Discusses The Department's Renewed Focus On FARA: What Companies Need To Know
During a Tuesday event at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, D.C., Assistant Attorney General of the National Security Division John Demers highlighted the renewed
United States
23 Jan 2019
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OFAC Begins Process To Delist Oligarch Companies, Sanctions More Russian Operatives
Yesterday afternoon, Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) took two complementary actions involving U.S. sanctions related to Russia.
United States
3 Jan 2019
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CFIUS和技术出口管控改革:美商务部就"新兴与基础技术"清单征求意见
在公开征求意见期内,企业和投资者们有机会影响将来对新兴及基础技术适用的出口管制措施.
China
29 Nov 2018
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Opportunity To Comment On Emerging Technologies Subject To Future Export And Investment Restrictions
The Department of Commerce's Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) issued an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM or the "Notice") on November 19, 2018, concerning the list of "emerging and foundational technologies" that BIS was tasked to identify under the Export Control Reform Act of 2018 (ECRA).
United States
23 Nov 2018
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Updating Evidence Laws For The Digital Space: Overseas Protection Orders
In a bid to keep English law up to date with technological advances, the Crime (Overseas Production Orders) Bill 2018 has passed the committee stage at the House of Lords.
United States
21 Nov 2018
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New UNCITRAL Model Law To Facilitate Cross-Border Restructuring And Insolvency
UNCITRAL has adopted and published a second model law to promote universalism of restructuring and insolvency.
Worldwide
19 Nov 2018
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Iran Sanctions: Snap-Back, Part 2
On November 5, 2018, the United States enacted the second of two powerful phases of the "snap-back" of Iran sanctions, re-imposing sanctions that were lifted by the United States in 2016...
European Union
14 Nov 2018
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Control Over UK Authorised Persons: What To Consider As An Acquirer
There is an obligation when acquiring or increasing "control" over a UK authorised person, e.g. an investment firm, a credit institution, a fund manager or a payment services provider, to notify and obtain...
United States
19 Oct 2018
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SEC Sanctions Adviser And Portfolio Manager For Improper Cross Trades And Failure To Seek Best Execution
In a recently settled enforcement matter, the SEC imposed a $1 million penalty on an investment adviser based on findings that the adviser violated the Investment Advisers Act of 1940 ...
United States
3 Oct 2018
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Snapback Begins: Re-Imposition Of Iran Sanctions
On August 6, 2018, President Trump signed an executive order ("New Iran E.O.") directing the Secretaries of State and the Treasury to re-impose sweeping sanctions on Iran, effecting the policy
United States
30 Aug 2018
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