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New US legislation authorizes secondary sanctions on foreign persons and financial institutions and tightens the screws on the Russian defense and energy sectors

  • Bryan Cave LLP
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  • Russia, Ukraine, USA
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  • December 18 2014

The US Congress has passed and President Obama is expected to sign the "Ukraine Freedom Support Act of 2014" ("the Act"), which gives the President

OFAC issues FAQs clarifying certain key aspects of Ukraine-related sanctions

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
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  • Russia, Ukraine, USA
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  • December 17 2014

On December 11, 2014, the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) of the US Department of the Treasury published three new Frequently Asked Questions

New law significantly expands legal basis for US sanctions against Russia

  • Dechert LLP
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  • Russia, Ukraine, USA
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  • December 17 2014

On 16 December 2014, President Obama announced that he will sign the Ukraine Freedom Support Act of 2014 (hereinafter the "Act") into law. As

U.S. Congress passes Russia sanctions legislation

  • Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
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  • Russia, Ukraine, USA
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  • December 16 2014

On Saturday, the U.S. Congress passed the Ukraine Freedom Support Act of 2014 (H.R. 5859), which, if signed by the president, will impose or

EU clarifies Russian sanctions

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • European Union, Russia, Ukraine
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  • December 12 2014

On 5 December 2014, the European Commission published Regulation 12902014 (the Amending Regulation) with effect from 6 December 2014. This further

US clarifies sanctions provisions and US Senate passes a bill to codify and expand sanctions

  • Dechert LLP
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  • European Union, Russia, Ukraine, USA
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  • December 12 2014

As noted in previous updates, the United States and European Union continue to impose sanctions against Ukrainian and Russian individuals and

Side-by-side list of items subject to US and EU sanctions involving Russia and UkraineCrimea

  • Bryan Cave LLP
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  • European Union, Russia, Ukraine, USA
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  • December 10 2014

This list sets forth the US Schedule B Numbers and EU CN Codes of items which are subject to sanctions imposed by the US and EU on certain items when

The nature and extent of European Union sanctions against Russia and Ukraine

  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
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  • European Union, Russia, Ukraine
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  • December 8 2014

This article seeks to focus on the restrictions imposed by the European Union (the EU) on investors with economic interests in Russia and Ukraine or

Australian government invites comments on draft Russian and Ukraine sanctions Instruments

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Australia, Russia, Ukraine
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  • December 5 2014

The Australian Government has released for comment draft regulations and a specification instrument to implement expanded sanctions relating to

EU adds separatist names to Ukraine-related asset freeze list

  • White & Case LLP
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  • European Union, Ukraine
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  • December 1 2014

As per a recent request from the EU Council, the EU has extended its sanctions in relation to Ukraine by adding 13 persons and five organizations to