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2014 year-end review of U.S. BSAAML and sanctions developments and their importance to financial institutions

  • Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
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  • USA
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  • January 29 2015

This memorandum highlights what we believe to be the most significant developments during 2014 for financial institutions with respect to U.S. Bank

U.S. business looks to Cuba under new Obama rules

  • Venable LLP
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  • USA
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  • January 21 2015

On January 16, the Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) and the Department of the Treasury, Office of Foreign Assets Control

The new U.S.-Cuba policy: summary of Amendments to CACR EAR Regulations

  • Kegler Brown Hill + Ritter
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  • Cuba, USA
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  • January 21 2015

After more than 50 years of severed diplomatic relations, President Obama announced on December 17, 2014, a new path for U.S. relations with Cuba. To

Cuba - U.S. Department of Commerce and U.S. Department of the Treasury implement regulatory changes

  • Sidley Austin LLP
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  • Cuba, USA
  • -
  • January 16 2015

As previously reported, President Obama announced on December 17, 2014 that the United States and Cuba will seek to normalize their relations

Acting on the President’s December announcement, OFAC implements changes to Cuba sanctions policy

  • Paul Hastings LLP
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  • Cuba, USA
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  • January 16 2015

Last month, President Obama announced that changes would be coming to U.S. trade policy regarding Cuba. (You can see our comments on that

Steptoe cyberlaw podcast interview with Juan Zarate

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
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  • European Union, France, USA
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  • January 15 2015

Our guest commentator for episode 49 of the Steptoe Cyberlaw podcast is Juan Zarate, a senior adviser at the Center for Strategic and International

OFAC sanctions compliance provisions in various agreements

  • Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP
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  • USA
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  • January 15 2015

Due to costly settlements secured by U.S. regulatory agencies, banks, insurers, and corporations are increasingly inserting rigorous OFAC sanctions

OFAC issues Cuban asset control regulations focused on the U.S. financial sector

  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
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  • Cuba, USA
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  • January 15 2015

Today, the Department of Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) amended the Cuban Assets Control Regulations to implement changes in U.S

US targets businesses providing Iran with US currency and supporting human rights abuses, designates additional IRISL-controlled vessels

  • Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
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  • Iran, USA
  • -
  • January 14 2015

On 30 December 2014, the US Treasury Department blocked the property of 9 individuals and entities for supplying US currency to Iran or for providing

EU political update: 22 - 26 December 2014

  • Clifford Chance LLP
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  • European Union
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  • December 22 2014

On 14 December 2014, the European Commission announced the launch of market tests by French, Swedish and Italian competition authorities in