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Cuba Policy Changes Will Complicate New Business But Grandfather Existing Deals
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • June 16 2017

In a much-anticipated speech on Cuba policy today, President Trump announced that, “effective immediately, I am canceling the last administration’s


Alleged Human Trafficking Victims Seek Supreme Court Review of Alien Tort Statute Standards
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • June 15 2017

As many commentators anticipated after the Fifth Circuit’s January 3, 2017 decision in Adhikari v. Kellogg Brown & Root, Inc., No. 1520225 (5th Cir


Executive Order Addresses Federal Network and Infrastructure Cybersecurity Issues
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • May 31 2017

The President’s Executive Order (EO), Strengthening the Cybersecurity of Federal Networks and Critical Infrastructure, notes “The Executive Branch


Exempt Organizations Advisory - President Signs Executive Order On the Endorsement of Political Candidates by Religious Organizations
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • May 4 2017

Today, President Trump signed an Executive Order, “Promoting Free Speech and Religious Liberty.” The order has three main provisions. First, it


Trump Administration Uses New Approach in Syria Sanctions Action
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • April 25 2017

On April 24, 2017, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) sanctioned 271 employees of Syria’s Scientific


Trump Administration Considers National Security Implications of Steel Imports
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • April 24 2017

On April 19, the Trump administration took action under a rarely-used provision of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962, allowing the United States to


Trump Administration Certifies Iran’s Compliance with Nuclear Deal, but Initiates Review of Sanctions Relief
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • Iran, USA
  • April 19 2017

Will the Trump Administration “waive” goodbye to sanctions relief under the Iran nuclear deal? Last night, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson certified


What’s in a Photo? And Thoughts on the UK Sanctions Scene
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom, USA
  • April 18 2017

A couple of recent news items throw into sharp relief what we long have noted here at the International Compliance Blogthat economic sanctions are a


Congressional CFIUS Round-Up
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • April 13 2017

The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (“CFIUS”) review process has long been a creature of the Executive Branch, but members of


Steptoe Cyberlaw Podcast - Triple Entente Beer Summit III
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • April 7 2017

Episode 158 is a bonus Episode - the Triple Entente Beer Summit, where members of the Steptoe Cyberlaw Podcast, the Lawfare Podcast, and the Rational