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OFAC Issues Guidance On Sanctions Compliance Services
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA
  • January 13 2017

New guidance issued by the U.S. Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) clarifies that U.S. attorneys, compliance personnel

Corporate crime monthly update June 2015
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, Cambodia, China, European Union, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Taiwan, Thailand, United Kingdom, USA
  • July 1 2015

Welcome to the JUNE 2015 edition of our corporate crime update - our round up of developments in relation to corruption, money laundering, fraud

US Commerce and Treasury Departments Further Amend Cuban Sanctions Regulations
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Cuba, USA
  • March 21 2016

On 15 March 2016, the US Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) and the US Department of Commerce's Bureau of

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
  • China, France, Germany, Iran, Russia, United Kingdom, USA
  • 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

Ukraine EU and US impose asset freeze and travel ban on Ukrainian and Russian individuals
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, Russia, Ukraine, USA
  • March 18 2014

Following the weekend's Crimea referendum, the EU and US have taken further steps (building on those outlined in our previous briefing) to impose

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

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

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
  • Russia, Syria, Ukraine, USA, Central African Republic, European Union, Libya
  • 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

Ukraine sanctions update
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, Ukraine, USA
  • April 29 2014

The US and EU have implemented further sanctions in connection with the situation in Ukraine, consistent with recent indications that additional