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Ukraine- further sanctions developments
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, Russia, Ukraine, USA
  • March 21 2014

The EU, US and Russia have taken further steps in response to continuing events in Ukraine. On 20 March 2014, the US imposed an asset freeze and visa

SFO investigations, bribery and corruption
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, European Union, United Kingdom, USA
  • September 5 2012

The SFO has announced that Paul Jennings, former CEO of Innospec Ltd, has pleaded guilty to one charge of conspiracy to corrupt Iraqi public officials and other agents of the Iraqi Government

Iran sanctions: implementation of the Geneva Agreement
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, Iran, USA
  • January 22 2014

In November 2013, the P51 reached agreement on a Joint Plan of Action (JPoA) to suspend certain sanctions in exchange for Iran rolling back aspects

Iran: extension of the Geneva Agreement
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA, China, France, Germany, Iran, Russia, United Kingdom
  • November 26 2014

On 24 November 2014, the P51 (the UK, US, Germany, France, Russia and China, facilitated by the EU) confirmed that the 'Geneva Agreement' - the

Interim relief from Iran sanctions extended to November 2014
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, Iran, United Kingdom, USA
  • July 22 2014

In January 2014, the P51 (China, France, Germany, Russia, the UK and the US) agreed a six month suspension of EU and US sanctions against Iran as

Ukraine EU imposes asset freeze on members of former government and issues a statement in relation to Russia; US introduces Executive Order permitting the blocking of assets
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA, European Union, Russia, Ukraine
  • March 7 2014

The EU and US have both recently taken steps to respond to recent events in Ukraine. On 5 March 2014, the EU introduced an asset freeze applying to

Sanctions update: EU and US introduce further sanctions in response to the situation in Ukraine; EU amends sanctions against Libya, Central African Republic and Syria
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA, Central African Republic, European Union, Libya, Russia, Syria, Ukraine
  • June 25 2014

On 17 June 2014, the US Department of Treasury announced that it was designating seven further individuals on the basis that they are responsible for

Geneva agreement temporary relaxation of US and EU sanctions against Iran announced
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, USA
  • November 25 2013

In the early hours of 24 November, the P51 (the UK, US, Germany, France, Russia and China, facilitated by the EU) announced that they had reached a

US SEC files civil action charging NATCO with violations under FCPA
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA
  • June 3 2010

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) settled its civil enforcement action against NATCO Group Inc (NATCO) earlier this year

EU relaxes certain Syrian sanctions and amends measures relating to North Korea, Iran, Tunisia; US relaxes Myanmar sanctions
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Myanmar, North Korea, Syria, Tunisia, USA, European Union, Iran
  • August 9 2013

The EU has recently published a new Regulation (Regulation 6972013 of 22 July 2013 ("Regulation 6972013")) which amends Regulation 362012, the key