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Tentative framework deal may lead to lifting of some sanctions against Iran
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • Iran, USA
  • April 3 2015

On April 2, 2015, representatives from the United States, the United Kingdom, China, France, the Russian Federation, Germany (collectively, the P51


U.S. expands Ukraine-related sanctions by designating separatists and their supporters
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • Ukraine, USA
  • March 11 2015

In response to the continuing crisis in Ukraine, the U.S. government added to its Specially Designated Nationals List (SDN List) parties that it


U.S. blocks the property of certain Venezuelan individuals and bars their entry into the United States
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • USA, Venezuela
  • March 10 2015

On March 9, 2015, in response to the current political situation in Venezuela, the U.S. President issued an Executive Order (E.O.) "Blocking Property


U.S. authorizes wind-down activities involving Crimea; imposes new sanctions against North Korea after Sony cyber attack
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • North Korea, Russia, Ukraine, USA
  • January 6 2015

On December 30, 2014, the Treasury Department licensed wind-down activities involving Crimea, subject to certain reporting obligations and other


U.S. bans trade and investment with Crimea
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • Russia, Ukraine, USA
  • December 22 2014

On December 19, 2014, President Obama imposed further sanctions in relation to Russia's attempted annexation of Crimea. These most recent sanctions


The United States and Europe ratchet up sanctions and export controls against Russia
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • European Union, Russia, Ukraine, USA
  • September 23 2014

The U.S. Government and the European Union ("EU") have expanded sanctions and export controls against Russia's energy, defense and financial services


OFAC changes so-called 50 rule relating to entities owned by blocked persons
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • USA
  • August 14 2014

On August 13, 2014, the Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) revised its guidance on entities owned by blocked persons. The


United States and Europe expand sanctions against Russia
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • European Union, Russia, Ukraine, USA
  • August 1 2014

In response to the escalating crisis in Ukraine, the U.S. government has expanded sanctions against Russian banks, while the European Union ("EU"


U.S. expands Ukraine-related sanctions to target financial, energy and defense sectors
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • Russia, Ukraine, USA
  • July 17 2014

In response to the continuing crisis in Ukraine, the U.S. government imposed new sanctions on July 16, 2014 against Russian firms in the energy


United States and Europe impose new Ukraine-related sanctions
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • European Union, Russia, Ukraine, USA
  • April 28 2014

Today, OFAC sanctioned additional parties in connection with the continuing crisis in Ukraine. These most recent designations target seven officials