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OFAC: keeping us safe from MOOCs

  • Bryan Cave LLP
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  • Cuba, Iran, Sudan, USA
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  • March 25 2014

This blog previously reported on the impact of OFAC sanctions on the Massive Open Online Courses, quaintly known as MOOCs, offered by the for-profit

UN panel sticks fork in Norks, says they’re done

  • Bryan Cave LLP
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  • Cuba, Global, Panama
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  • March 12 2014

This blog has reported twice (here and here) on the seizure by the Panamanians of the Nork vessel, the Chong Chon Gang, by Panamanians after they

Coursera online course accessibility restricted for students from Cuba, Iran and Sudan

  • Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
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  • Cuba, Iran, Sudan, USA
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  • February 6 2014

Coursera, a US-based online education company, announced on 28 January 2013 that US sanctions laws and regulations prevented it from offering its

What happens in Panama stays in Panama (including 200,000 bags of brown sugar)

  • Bryan Cave LLP
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  • Cuba, Panama, USA
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  • November 19 2013

We reported last July on Panama's seizure of the North Korean vessel Chong Chon Gang sailing from Cuba to North Korea and carrying, among other

Berman Amendment? What Berman Amendment??

  • Bryan Cave LLP
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  • Cuba, USA
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  • October 23 2013

Back in August, the Bureau of Industry and Security issued an Advisory Opinion relating to a request from a number of U.S. art museums regarding

OFAC fines American Express $5 million for doing business in Europe

  • Bryan Cave LLP
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  • Cuba, USA
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  • July 23 2013

According to an announcement released yesterday by the Office of Foreign Assets Control ("OFAC"), the agency fined American Express $5,226,120

Sanctions and the hotel industry

  • Clifford Chance LLP
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  • Cuba, European Union, Global, Libya, United Kingdom, USA
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  • May 21 2013

Recent years have seen a significant increase in the use of economic and financial sanctions as a tool of foreign policy, with tightening restrictions

Shipping insurer settles with OFAC under Iranian, Cuban and Sudanese sanctions

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • Cuba, Iran, Sudan, USA
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  • May 15 2013

On May 9, 2013, the Office of Foreign Asset Control ("OFAC") announced a settlement with the American Steamship Owners Mutual Protection and

Federal Appeals Court deals blow to Florida’s so-called “Cuba amendment”

  • Duane Morris LLP
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  • Cuba, USA
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  • May 9 2013

The case involves a Florida law, known as the "Cuba Amendment," 2002 Fla. Laws 196, 2, that broadly prohibits any company that does business in

OFAC gets hot, bothered on Iran and Cuba: how economic sanctions work today

  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
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  • Cuba, Iran, USA
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  • May 7 2013

People who practice U.S. economic sanctions law like to talk about how sanctions are policy-oriented, or an engine of U.S. foreign policy. Whereas