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UK MPs Seek to Designate Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps a Terrorist Organisation

United Kingdom, USA - January 16 2018 In light of the recent protests in Iran, a UK press report has recently drawn attention to a motion - known as Early Day Motion 483 - filed in October…

President Trump Reissues Iran Sanctions Waivers, but Warns That Concerns over JCPOA Must Be Addressed

European Union, Iran, USA - January 16 2018 On January 12, President Trump announced that he was reissuing statutory waivers necessary to continue certain sanctions relief pursuant to the Joint…

U.S. Sanctions On Russian Sovereign Debt: Coming Soon or Already Here?

Russia, USA - December 19 2017 There has been a lot of chatter over the past few weeks about Russian companies loading up on debt in anticipation of increased sanctions, and even…

Limited Reopening of U.S. Visa Processing at Consulates in Russia

Russia, USA - December 11 2017 On December 4th, the U.S. Embassy in Moscow announced that nonimmigrant temporary visa (NIV) interviews will resume on a limited basis at the three U…

Travel Ban Injunction Lifted by Supreme Court

USA - December 7 2017 The U.S. Supreme Court has cleared the way for enforcement of President Trump’s September 24, 2017 travel ban. On December 4, 2017, the U.S. Supreme…

The DOJ’s New FCPA Corporate Enforcement Policy: Dangling Presumptive Declination as an Incentive for Voluntary Disclosure

USA - December 6 2017 As we discussed in last week’s blog post, on November 29, 2017, Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein made remarks at the American Conference…

Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein Announces Significant New FCPA Corporate Enforcement Policy

USA - November 30 2017 Yesterday, in remarks made at the 34th International Conference on the FCPA, Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein recognized the success of the…

Russian Sanctions Update: OFAC Amends Directive 4 and Updates FAQ Guidance

Russia, Ukraine, USA - November 15 2017 On October 31, 2017, the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) took a number of actions to implement the Countering Russian Influence in Europe and…

EU Adopts Initial Set of Sanctions against Venezuela

European Union, Venezuela - November 14 2017 In light of the continuing deterioration of the democracy and human rights in Venezuela, the Foreign Affairs Council of Ministers agreed on November…

Congress Scrutinizes Foreign Investment, Fires Warning Shots at China and Silicon Valley

China, Global, USA - November 8 2017 During a November 8 press conference announcing the introduction of the Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act (“FIRRMA”) while President…