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Africa update - January 29, 2015
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • Africa, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, Libya, Nigeria, South Sudan, USA, Zambia
  • January 29 2015

On January 21st, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) published its 17th fact sheet on the Ebola outbreak in West Africa


Eased sanctions present new opportunities and risks
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • Libya, Myanmar, USA, Yemen
  • April 1 2013

The past two years have witnessed substantial changes in the scope and effect of U.S. economic sanctions. In most instances, such as Iran and Syria


Council unfreezes Libya funds
  • Dentons
  • European Union, Libya
  • January 6 2012

Following a United Nations decision, the Council has unfrozen all funds of the Central Bank of Libya (CBL) and the Libyan Arab Foreign Bank (LAFB) held in the EU


Scope of US sanctions against Libya and Syria defined further by Treasury Department general licenses
  • Latham & Watkins LLP
  • Libya, Syria, USA
  • September 12 2011

This Client Alert supplements our review earlier this month of the evolving US and EU sanctions against Libya and Syria


New Libyan sanctions regulations
  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
  • Libya, USA
  • July 15 2011

On July 1, 2011, the U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”) issued the new Libyan Sanctions Regulations (“LSR”), 31 C.F.R. Part 570


The EU's new sanctions against Libya a summary of the sanctions measures to date
  • White & Case LLP
  • European Union, Libya
  • July 1 2011

On 28 February 2011, the Council of the European Union (EU) introduced a new EU regime for economic sanctions against Libya when it adopted Council Decision 2011137CFSP


Three Libyan companies identified as being subject to sanctions
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA, Libya
  • May 9 2011

On May 5th, the Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control identified three companies owned by the Government of Libya as subject to sanctions pursuant to Executive Order 3566, which blocks all property and interests in property of the Government of Libya and its agencies, instrumentalities and controlled entities within U.S. jurisdiction


Bloodshed in Libya prompts U.S. sanctions
  • Diaz Reus
  • Libya, USA
  • May 4 2011

Atrocities in Libya, triggered by Muammar Qaddafi's defiance in the face of an ongoing rebellion against his regime, have prompted United States President Barack Obama to take immediate action by way of Executive Order


EU extends list of parties subject to Libya sanctions
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • European Union, Libya
  • March 16 2011

Further to our March 4 advisory on the European Council Regulation No. 2042011, which implements and expands upon the recent UN sanctions against Libya, a further regulation (Council Implementing Regulation No 2332011) was published on March 11 adding additional Libyan parties to the EU sanctions list


New sanctions block continuing performance of Libyan government contracts in addition to targeting Col. Qadhafi's assets
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • Libya, USA
  • March 16 2011

On February 25, 2011, the President issued an Executive Order blocking not only the assets of Muammar Qadhafi, Ayesha Qadhafi, Khamis Qadhafi, Mutassim Qadhafi, and Saif Al Islam Al Qadhafi, but also blocking all assets of the Government of Libya, as follows