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The European Union, the United States, and other countries continue to impose new sanctions against Iran
  • Hogan Lovells
  • European Union, Iran, USA
  • February 7 2012

Effective 6 February 2012, the President signed an Executive Order (“new EO”) imposing additional sanctions against Iran in order to implement section 1245 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012 (NDAA), which was signed into law on 31 December 2011 (please see our 3 January 2012 Economic Sanctions Alert for more details about the NDAA

United Nations, European Union, and the United States ease economic sanctions against Libya
  • Hogan Lovells
  • European Union, Libya, USA
  • September 19 2011

On Friday 16 September 2011, the United Nations (UN) Security Council adopted Regulation 2009 (2011), which paves the way for further lifting of economic sanctions against Libya, most notably by removing the Libyan National Oil Corporation and Zuietina Oil Company from the sanctions list

New U.S. and EU sanctions against Iran
  • Hogan Lovells
  • European Union, Iran, Syria, USA
  • October 17 2012

President issues Executive Order implementing Iran Threat Reduction and Syria Human Rights Act of 2012; results in application of Iran sanctions to foreign subsidiaries of U.S. companies

Medical device excise tax - IRS issues revised Form 637 for registration regarding exempt sales for export or use in further manufacturing
  • Hogan Lovells
  • USA
  • September 19 2012

The IRS has just issued the revised Form 637, which provides for registration of a manufacturer which claims exemption from the medical device excise tax for purchases or sales for export or for use in further manufacturing

U.S. significantly expands sanctions against Iran
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Iran, USA
  • August 3 2012

In the past 48 hours, Congress and the Obama Administration have taken steps to significantly expand the scope of U.S. sanctions against Iran

Public companies affected by new Iran sanctions legislation
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Iran, USA
  • September 4 2012

On August 10, President Obama signed into law the Iran Threat Reduction and Syria Human Rights Act of 2012 (Act

Update on Burma sanctions
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Myanmar, USA
  • July 12 2012

The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) published yesterday long-awaited General Licenses to implement the lifting of certain Burma sanctions

ITC terminates energizer patent investigation against China battery industry
  • Hogan Lovells
  • USA
  • March 1 2007

The U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) has decided for the second time to terminate its investigation concerning whether foreign battery makers infringe the patent of Energizer Holdings, Inc. and Eveready Battery Company

The Commerce Department releases final export control rule resulting in new compliance obligations for firms doing business in China
  • Hogan Lovells
  • China, USA
  • June 26 2007

On June 19, 2007, the Commerce Department’s Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) issued its long-awaited final rule with regard to China titled, “Revisions and Clarification of Export and Reexport Controls for the People’s Republic of China; New Authorization Validated End-User; Revision of Import Certificate and PRC End-User Statement Requirements“

Sanctions and export control alert
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Russia, Ukraine, USA
  • March 27 2014

In response to Russian actions in Ukraine, the U.S. has suspended the licensing of new exports or re-exports of goods and services to Russia until