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Sectoral sanctions add new layer of complexity to OFAC sanctions

  • Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP
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  • Ukraine, USA
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  • January 27 2015

In response to the protracted crisis in Ukraine, the Obama administration authorized traditional and innovative economic sanctions against Russian

President Obama travels to India; Congress scrutinizes the negotiations with Iran; the situation in Ukraine deteriorates; and tpp negotiators meet for an informal round

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • Africa, Cuba, Iraq, North Korea, Russia, Syria, Ukraine, USA
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  • January 26 2015

Over the weekend, President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama departed Washington for India, where the President will be the chief guest in

The European Union, Canada and the United States impose new sanctions on Russia

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Canada, European Union, Russia, Ukraine, USA
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  • January 22 2015

The EU, Canada and US have again strengthened sanctions against Russia. The EU list of individuals subject to visa bans and asset freezes has been

Sanctions against Russia increase

  • Sidley Austin LLP
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  • Georgia, Moldova, Russia, Syria, Ukraine, USA
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  • January 16 2015

On December 18 2014 President Obama signed into law the Ukraine Freedom Support Act of 2014, which authorises further sanctions against parties in

President Obama’s new executive order blocks trade to Crimea

  • Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP
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  • Ukraine, USA
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  • January 16 2015

The executive order bans the export of goods, technology, and services to the Crimea region of Ukraine, but that's not all it does. On December 19

Sanctions round-up: fourth quarter 2014

  • Shearman & Sterling LLP
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  • European Union, Russia, Ukraine, USA
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  • January 14 2015

The fourth quarter of 2014 was marked by a major shift in the United States' approach to Cuban relations. While the parameters of the new

US Congress authorises expanded sanctions on Russia

  • Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
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  • Russia, Ukraine, USA
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  • January 14 2015

On 18 December 2014, President Obama signed into law the Ukraine Freedom Support Act of 2014 (Public Law No. 113-272) ("UFSA"), which authorises

Canada extends sanctions in respect of Ukraine

  • Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
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  • Canada, Russia, Ukraine
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  • January 14 2015

On 19 December 2014, the Government of Canada announced that it had expanded sanctions imposed in respect of actions undertaken by the Russian

EU, US extend Crimea, Sevastopol sanctions

  • Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
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  • European Union, Russia, Ukraine, USA
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  • January 14 2015

On 18 December 2014, the EU published Council Regulation (EU) No 13512014 amending Council Regulation (EU) No 6922014, and Council Decision

European Commission and OFAC publish guidance regarding respective Russia sanctions

  • Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
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  • European Union, Russia, Ukraine, USA
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  • January 14 2015

The European Commission has published Commission Guidance Note on the Implementation of Certain Provisions of Regulation (EU) No 8332014, which