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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
  • -
  • 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

U.S. issues further sanctions waivers under the National Defense Authorization Act of 2012

  • Sidley Austin LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • July 11 2012

June 28, 2012 marked the day on which President Obama may begin imposing sanctions under the National Defense Authorization Act of 2012 (“NDAA”) on foreign financial institutions that knowingly finance or otherwise facilitate petroleum-related transactions with Iran

New sanctions target parties threatening the 2011 power-sharing agreement in Yemen

  • Sidley Austin LLP
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  • USA, Yemen
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  • May 17 2012

On May 16, 2012, President Obama issued a new Executive Order authorizing the U.S. Treasury Secretary to sanction parties who undermine Yemen’s internal security or obstruct a November 2011 power-sharing agreement brokered by the Gulf Cooperation Council between the Government of Yemen and opposition leaders