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CFIUS Report: Significant Increase In Scuttled Deals
A large number of attempted foreign acquisitions of US businesses ran into CFIUS trouble in 2012.
United States
13 Jan 2014
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Keep Away: CFIUS Forces Procon-Lincoln Divestment, Demonstrating Continuing Strict Scrutiny Of Acquisitions Near Defense Installations
The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States has forced the unwinding of another Chinese acquisition, as announced on June 18, 2013.
United States
14 Jul 2013
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DFARS Final Rule Regarding US/UK And US/Australia Trade Treaties Issued
The US Department of Defense, DAR Council recently issued a final rule amending the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement.
United States
3 Jul 2013
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US State Department Releases Final Responsible Investment Reporting Requirements For Burma: Some Reports Due July 1, 2013
The US Department of State recently released the final "Burma Responsible Investment Reporting Requirements", which updates and clarifies the previously proposed reporting requirements for "new investments" in Burma authorized under General License No. 17 issued by the US Department of the Treasury, Office of Foreign Assets Control.
United States
25 Jun 2013
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US-Australia Defense Trade Cooperation Treaty Implemented In ITAR And Officially In Effect; License-Free Exports Now Available For Australia Under Certain Circumstances
On April 11, 2013, the US State Department, Directorate of Trade Controls, issued a final rule amending the International Traffic in Arms Regulations to implement the Defense Trade Cooperation Treaty between the United States and Australia.
United States
4 Jun 2013
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EU Relaxes Sanctions Against Syria, Including Oil Embargo, And Ends Economic Sanctions Against Myanmar/Burma
The Foreign Affairs Council of the EU recently agreed to soften sanctions against Syria and to introduce further waivers in a calculated move to recognise the Syrian National Coalition for Opposition and Revolutionary Forces.
Worldwide
22 May 2013
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CFIUS Flexes Its Muscles
The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS or the Committee) has increasingly sought to expand its authority.
United States
9 Nov 2012
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Standard Chartered Bank Accused Of Prohibited Dealings With Iran
Standard Chartered Bank (SCB), a wholly owned subsidiary of Standard Chartered plc, a British bank, faces the possible loss of its New York banking license following accusations by the New York State Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) that the bank hid 60,000 transactions involving Iran over the course of almost a decade.
United States
15 Aug 2012
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BIS And DDTC Propose Reforms To USML Category X, Personnel Protective Equipment
BIS' and DDTC's proposed liberalization of USML Category X mark the latest step in the Administration's export reform efforts.
United States
3 Jul 2012
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Presidential Determination Paves Way For Sanctions On Foreign Government-Owned Banks Involved In Petroleum Transactions With Iran
On March 30, 2012, President Obama determined that there exists a "sufficient supply" of petroleum and petroleum products (petroleum products) from countries other than Iran
United States
13 Apr 2012
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OFAC Issues Guidance On Exports Of Personal Communications Services And Software To Iran
On March 20, 2012, the Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) issued interpretive guidance and a new licensing policy regarding its rule authorizing the export to Iran of certain services and software incident to the exchange of personal communications over the Internet.
United States
4 Apr 2012
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US-UK Defense Trade Treaty Implemented In ITAR, Will Soon Lift Certain Licensing Requirements For US Exporters
On March 21, 2012, the US State Department, Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC), issued a final rule amending the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) to implement the Defense Trade Cooperation Treaty (Treaty) between the United States and the United Kingdom.
United States
2 Apr 2012
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DDTC Proposes New Brokering Rule
On December 19, 2011, the US Department of State’s Directorate of Defense Trade Controls ("DDTC") published a proposed rule to amend Part 129 of the International Traffic in Arms Regulations ("ITAR") relating to brokering and other select provisions.
United States
10 Jan 2012
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DDTC Issues Proposed Rule To Implement US-Australia And US-UK Defense Trade Cooperation Treaties
On November 22, 2011, the US Department of State, Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC) published a proposed rule to implement Defense Trade Cooperation Treaties between the United States and Australia, and between the United States and the United Kingdom.
United States
30 Nov 2011
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Export Controls Reform - Category VIII Transfer
On November 7, 2011, the US Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security ("BIS") and the US Department of State, Directorate of Defense Trade Controls ("DDTC") published parallel proposed rules aimed at transferring current United States Munitions List.
United States
30 Nov 2011
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OFAC Enforcement Update
The Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) implements and enforces US economic sanctions.
Iran
15 Nov 2011
17
OFAC Lifts Most Sanctions On Libya, Maintains Targeted Sanctions On Qaddafi-Related Entities
On September 19, 2011, the Office of Foreign Assets Control, US Department of the Treasury (OFAC), issued two new general licenses to the Libyan Sanctions Regulations (LSR), 31 C.F.R. 570.
Libya
5 Oct 2011
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OFAC Authorizes Transactions With Entities Owned Or Controlled By Libyan National Oil Corporation
On September 9, 2011, the Office of Foreign Assets Control, US Department of the Treasury, issued a new General License No. 7 to the Libyan Sanctions Regulations (LSR), 31 C.F.R. 570.
United States
20 Sep 2011
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OFAC Names The Commercial Bank Of Syria, The Syrian Lebanese Commercial Bank And Syriatel As Specially Designated Nationals; Additional Sanctions Against Syria Expected
On August 10, 2011, the Office of Foreign Assets Control, US Department of the Treasury (OFAC) named the Commercial Bank of Syria, its subsidiary the Syrian Lebanese Commercial Bank, and Syriatel, Syria’s largest mobile phone company, as Specially Designated Nationals (SDNs) under three separate executive orders.
United States
17 Aug 2011
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New Executive Order Blocks Property Of Transnational Criminal Organizations, Places Four Groups On Specially Designated Nationals List
On July 24, 2011, President Obama issued Executive Order 13581 (EO), "Blocking Property of Transnational Criminal Organizations."
United States
4 Aug 2011
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