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OFAC changes so-called 50 rule relating to entities owned by blocked persons

  • Sidley Austin LLP
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  • USA
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  • August 14 2014

On August 13, 2014, the Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) revised its guidance on entities owned by blocked persons. The

United States and Europe expand sanctions against Russia

  • Sidley Austin LLP
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  • European Union, Russia, Ukraine, USA
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  • August 1 2014

In response to the escalating crisis in Ukraine, the U.S. government has expanded sanctions against Russian banks, while the European Union ("EU"

U.S. expands Ukraine-related sanctions to target financial, energy and defense sectors

  • Sidley Austin LLP
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  • Russia, Ukraine, USA
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  • July 17 2014

In response to the continuing crisis in Ukraine, the U.S. government imposed new sanctions on July 16, 2014 against Russian firms in the energy

United States and Europe impose new Ukraine-related sanctions

  • Sidley Austin LLP
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  • European Union, Russia, Ukraine, USA
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  • April 28 2014

Today, OFAC sanctioned additional parties in connection with the continuing crisis in Ukraine. These most recent designations target seven officials

U.S. expands sanctions to address latest developments affecting Crimea

  • Sidley Austin LLP
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  • Iran, Ukraine, USA
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  • March 20 2014

On March 20, 2014 the U.S. Government responded to the latest developments affecting Crimea by blocking the property of certain Russian government

President sanctions individuals involved in the situation in Ukraine

  • Sidley Austin LLP
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  • Russia, Ukraine, USA
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  • March 18 2014

On March 17, 2014, the U.S. Government announced the first sanctions against individuals involved in the situation in Ukraine, including Crimea's

President authorizes sanctions related to the situation in Ukraine

  • Sidley Austin LLP
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  • Ukraine, USA
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  • March 6 2014

Today, the President declared a national emergency with regard to the situation in Ukraine. The President issued an Executive Order authorizing the

United States waives ban on Burmese imports

  • Sidley Austin LLP
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  • Myanmar, USA
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  • November 20 2012

On November 16, 2012, as President Obama was preparing to head to Asia on a trip that included a six-hour stop in Burma (Myanmar), the U.S. Departments of State and Treasury announced the issuance of a new general license that waives a nearly decade-old U.S. import ban on most Burmese-origin goods

U.S. imposes further sanctions on Iran, including parent company liability and SEC disclosure obligations

  • Sidley Austin LLP
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  • Iran, Syria, USA
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  • August 20 2012

On August 10, 2012, President Obama signed into law the Iran Threat Reduction and Syria Human Rights Act of 2012 (“ITRSHRA” or “the Act”

U.S. government eases sanctions against Burma

  • Sidley Austin LLP
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  • Myanmar, USA
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  • July 12 2012

On July 11, 2012, the Office of Foreign Assets Control authorized new investment in and the exportation of financial services to Burma, thereby easing sanctions that have been in place for over 15 years