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Treasury Releases Boycott List
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • Iraq, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, USA, Yemen
  • August 4 2016

Treasury has released the current list of countries that require or may require participation in, or cooperation with, an international boycott

Sanctions Round Up: First Quarter 2016
  • Shearman & Sterling LLP
  • China, Cuba, Iran, Libya, Myanmar, North Korea, Russia, Sudan, Syria, Ukraine, USA
  • April 18 2016

OFAC amends the Cuban Assets Control Regulations to ease Cuban sanctions in response to President Obama’s policy changes announced on December 17

Africa update - March 31, 2016
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • Africa, Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo, Egypt, Libya, Nigeria, Uganda, USA
  • March 31 2016

On March 28th, Libya’s United Nations (U.N.)-backed unity government accused authorities in Tripoli of closing down the capital’s airspace to prevent

Africa update - March 24, 2016
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • Tanzania, USA, Democratic Republic of Congo, Libya, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, South Sudan, Africa, Benin, Burundi, Cape Verde
  • March 24 2016

On March 20th, the Republic of Congo (ROC) held voting in a presidential election that was predicted to see President Denis Sassou Nguesso extend

Africa update - March 17, 2016
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • Africa, Benin, Burundi, Libya, Nigeria, Tunisia, Uganda, USA
  • March 17 2016

On March 13th, Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) gunmen armed with assault rifles stormed the beach hotels in Grand-Bassam

Africa update - March 10, 2016
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • Africa, Benin, Libya, Niger, Nigeria, Somalia, Tunisia, USA
  • March 10 2016

On March 5th, the U.S. military, in self-defense and in defense of African Union (AU) Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) partners, conducted an airstrike

Africa update - March 3, 2016
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • Africa, Burundi, Libya, Nigeria, South Sudan, Uganda, USA
  • March 3 2016

On February 25th, Human Rights Watch (HRW) unveiled a new report documenting a wide range of human rights abuses, including killings, torture

Libya, Somalia, and Yemen Added to the Visa Waiver Program Travel Restrictions List
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • Libya, Somalia, USA, Yemen
  • March 1 2016

Last month, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) began implementation of the Visa Waiver Program Improvement and Terrorist Travel Prevention

Africa update - February 25, 2016
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • Niger, South Sudan, Uganda, USA, Africa, Burundi, Central African Republic, Libya
  • February 25 2016

On February 22nd, three people were killed in gun and grenade attacks in Burundi, just hours before the planned arrival of United Nations (U.N

Export control update - January 2016
  • Fieldfisher LLP
  • Central African Republic, USA, European Union, Iran, Libya, Syria, Tunisia, United Kingdom
  • February 15 2016

The start of the New Year has brought a substantial easing of the Iran sanctions. However contrary to the impression given by the press, several