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U.S. imposes new sanctions targeting state-owned Venezuelan oil company PdVSA in effort to topple Maduro regime
  • Hogan Lovells
  • USA, Venezuela
  • January 29 2019

On 28 January 2019, the Department of Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) designated Petrleos de Venezuela, S.A. (PdVSA) as a Specially


Russia sanctions: Remove an oligarch, return to business
  • Hogan Lovells
  • USA
  • January 27 2019

On 19 December 2018, the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) submitted a notification to Congress that it plans


New export control and CFIUS restrictions on emerging technologies becoming a reality
  • Hogan Lovells
  • USA
  • November 20 2018

The Commerce Department is soliciting public input on identification of certain "emerging Technologies" for purposes of new export controls and the


Re-imposing sanctions on Iran, Trump discards nuclear deal
  • Hogan Lovells
  • USA, Iran
  • November 6 2018

On 5 November 2018, the United States re-imposed the remaining nuclear-related secondary sanctions administered by the U.S. Department of the


Win some, lose some: U.S. Russia sanctions developments
  • Hogan Lovells
  • USA, Russia
  • September 25 2018

The past two weeks have entailed a flurry of sanctions developments related to Russia, including the issuance of a new executive order (EO), and the


Export Control Reform 2.0
  • Hogan Lovells
  • USA
  • August 21 2018

With a focus on advanced technologies, U.S. Congress mandates permanent statutory basis for U.S. export control regime. After nearly 20 years of


United States to impose new sanctions on Russia for use of nerve agent on former Russian spy
  • Hogan Lovells
  • USA, Russia
  • August 10 2018

On 8 August, the U.S. Department of State announced that new sanctions would be imposed on Russia pursuant to the Chemical and Biological Weapons


Iran sanctions: Snapback becomes reality
  • Hogan Lovells
  • USA, Iran
  • August 10 2018

The United States has begun re-imposing nuclear-related sanctions with respect to Iran in connection with the expiration of the 90-day wind-down


BIS expands Entity List with addition of 44 Chinese parties
  • Hogan Lovells
  • USA, China
  • August 2 2018

Export compliance continues to be complicated for companies involved in business with China. On 1 August 2018, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s


U.S. imposes unprecedented sanctions against pivotal NATO ally Turkey
  • Hogan Lovells
  • USA, Turkey
  • August 2 2018

At President Trump's direction, the U.S. Department of Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) placed two Turkish government officials on