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US Ratchets up Pressure on North Korea by Targeting Chinese Supporters
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • July 3 2017

President Trump’s recent exasperated tweet at China - suggesting China is not doing enough to stop North Korea’s nuclear efforts and rogue behavior -


FATF Continues Suspension of Countermeasures Against Iran, but Call for Enhanced Due Diligence Remains
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • Iran, USA
  • June 30 2017

The Financial Action Task Force (“FATF”) has announced the continued suspension of countermeasures against Iran. FATF, the international standards


Implications of S. 1241, the Combating Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing, and Counterfeiting Act of 2017
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • June 23 2017

Congress has become increasingly interested in the current state of knowledge about potential links between terrorist financing and money laundering


What Can We Say About The Trump Administration’s First Russia Sanctions?
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • June 20 2017

The Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) today designated 38 individuals and entities in order to “reinforce existing


Senate Moving Forward with Strong Russia Sanctions Bill Targeting Energy and Financial Services
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • Russia, USA
  • June 13 2017

Last night, a key group of bipartisan Senators reached agreement on, and introduced, a Russia sanctions amendment to a broader sanctions bill focused


OFSI Issues Regulations Implementing Civil Penalties for Financial Sanctions Violations
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 4 2017

Following up on our previous post, yesterday the UK Office of Financial Sanctions Implementation (OFSI) issued regulations formally implementing the


New US Sanctions on Iran: More of the Same, but Tensions Are Rising
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • February 3 2017

On February 3, 2017, the US Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) designated 25 additional individuals and entities on


US Lifts Nearly All Economic and Financial Sanctions on Sudan
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • January 18 2017

On January 17, 2017, the US Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) published an amendment to the Sudanese Sanctions


Groundbreaking Russia Sanctions Bill Introduced in the Senate
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • Russia, USA
  • January 13 2017

On January 11, 2017, a bipartisan group of US Senators introduced a bill - the Countering Russian Hostilities Act of 2017 - to impose unprecedented


Recent AMLSanctions Enforcement Actions
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • Iran, Italy, USA
  • December 27 2016

Capping off a year of robust sanctions enforcement, two recent enforcement actions highlight the risks of doing business with sanctioned countries