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Implementation Day Iran Sanctions Relief Now Effective
  • Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
  • USA, European Union, Iran
  • January 19 2016

On January 16, the International Atomic Energy Agency announced that Iran had completed the necessary preparatory steps to mark “Implementation Day”


OFAC Clarifies Obligations of US Financial Institutions in Processing Transactions Related to Cuba Travel
  • Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
  • USA, Cuba
  • December 15 2015

On 25 November 2015, OFAC issued Frequently Asked Question No. 52, answering a concern that US financial institutions had raised in connection with


New Burundi-Related Sanctions Are Imposed
  • Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
  • USA, Burundi
  • December 15 2015

On 23 November 2015, President Obama signed an Executive Order empowering the Secretaries of Treasury and State to block the property of persons


CJEU Hands Down First Judgment on Ukraine Misappropriation Sanctions
  • Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
  • European Union
  • December 15 2015

On 26 October 2015, the CJEU annulled the listing of Andriy Portnov in Case T-29014 Andriy Portnov v Council of the European Union (judgment not yet


Multiple Individuals and Entities Dropped from SDN List
  • Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
  • USA
  • December 15 2015

On 19 November 2015, OFAC removed two individuals from the SDN List. Colombian national Carlos Agustin Urrego Escudero was originally designated as


Expanded List of Medical Supplies Allowed for Export to Iran
  • Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
  • USA, Iran
  • December 15 2015

On 2 November 2015, the US Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) updated the list of medical supplies that may be permissibly


Western Leaders Agree to Extend Russian Sanctions by Six Months
  • Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
  • Russia, Ukraine, European Union
  • December 15 2015

On 15 and 16 November 2015, western leaders attended a G20 summit in Antalya, Turkey. A senior European diplomat reported that the leaders agreed at


US Terminates Liberia-Related Sanctions
  • Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
  • USA, Liberia
  • December 15 2015

On 12 November 2015, President Obama signed an Executive Order terminating the sanctions aimed at members of the former Liberian regime of President


US Network Equipment Provider and UK Subsidiary Settle with OFAC over Products and Services Exported to Iran, Sudan and Syria
  • Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
  • USA
  • December 15 2015

On 24 November 2015, OFAC announced a settlement with the US-based company Barracuda Networks, Inc. for alleged violations of the Iranian


Non-EU Member States Align Themselves with EU Policies
  • Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
  • Liechtenstein, Montenegro, Norway, Albania, European Union
  • December 15 2015

Montenegro, Albania, Liechtenstein and Norway, all non-members of the EU, have agreed to align their sanctions policies with the EU's space