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Eased sanctions present new opportunities and risks

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
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  • Libya, Myanmar, USA, Yemen
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  • April 1 2013

The past two years have witnessed substantial changes in the scope and effect of U.S. economic sanctions. In most instances, such as Iran and Syria

Scope of US sanctions against Libya and Syria defined further by Treasury Department general licenses

  • Latham & Watkins LLP
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  • Libya, Syria, USA
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  • September 12 2011

This Client Alert supplements our review earlier this month of the evolving US and EU sanctions against Libya and Syria

New Libyan sanctions regulations

  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
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  • Libya, USA
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  • July 15 2011

On July 1, 2011, the U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”) issued the new Libyan Sanctions Regulations (“LSR”), 31 C.F.R. Part 570

Three Libyan companies identified as being subject to sanctions

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
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  • Libya, USA
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  • May 9 2011

On May 5th, the Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control identified three companies owned by the Government of Libya as subject to sanctions pursuant to Executive Order 3566, which blocks all property and interests in property of the Government of Libya and its agencies, instrumentalities and controlled entities within U.S. jurisdiction

Bloodshed in Libya prompts U.S. sanctions

  • Diaz Reus
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  • Libya, USA
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  • May 4 2011

Atrocities in Libya, triggered by Muammar Qaddafi's defiance in the face of an ongoing rebellion against his regime, have prompted United States President Barack Obama to take immediate action by way of Executive Order

New sanctions block continuing performance of Libyan government contracts in addition to targeting Col. Qadhafi's assets

  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
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  • Libya, USA
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  • March 16 2011

On February 25, 2011, the President issued an Executive Order blocking not only the assets of Muammar Qadhafi, Ayesha Qadhafi, Khamis Qadhafi, Mutassim Qadhafi, and Saif Al Islam Al Qadhafi, but also blocking all assets of the Government of Libya, as follows

United States implements sanctions against Libya

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
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  • Libya, USA
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  • March 11 2011

On February 25, President Obama signed an Executive Order freezing funds and assets of the Government of Libya, the Central Bank of Libya and Moammar Gadhafi and his sons

Libya sanctions update

  • Dentons
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  • Libya, USA
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  • March 4 2011

Recent civil unrest in Libya and the ongoing conflict between the government of Colonel Muammar Qadhafi and protestors and opponents to his 42-year rule have generated a substantial international response from the United States, the United Nations, and the European Union

Obama bans transactions with Libyan government and its controlled entities

  • Venable LLP
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  • Global, Libya, USA
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  • March 2 2011

The noose on conducting commercial transactions with Libya is tightening as a result of actions taken by President Obama this past Friday, February 25, followed soon thereafter by similar actions taken by the United Nations ("U.N.") and the European Union ("E.U."

New sanctions against Libya

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • Global, Libya, USA
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  • March 1 2011

In light of the recent events in Libya, the UN Security Council and various governments including the United States, the European Union (EU) and the United Kingdom have imposed new sanctions