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A Detailed Look at the Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • Iran, North Korea, Russia, USA
  • August 10 2017

On August 2, 2017, President Trump signed into law the Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act, targeting Russia, North

Paying the Piper? More Than 30,000 Teamsters to Vote on Pension Cuts
  • Barnes & Thornburg LLP
  • USA
  • August 9 2017

Multi-employer pension funds around the country continue to face mounting difficulties, as the recession in 2008 accelerated the financial freefall

Foreign Companies Cannot Use U.S. Dollars for Transactions with Embargoed Countries
  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • USA
  • August 8 2017

The Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) of the United States Treasury recently concluded a settlement agreement with two Singaporean companies

Notice 2017-42 Provides for One-Year Extension of Existing Section 871(m) Rules
  • Shearman & Sterling LLP
  • USA
  • August 7 2017

On August 4, 2017, the Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service (the “IRS”) issued Notice 2017-42 (the “New Notice”) providing taxpayers

Sale of U.S. Operating Partnerships by Non-U.S. Persons May Not Generate ECIU.S. Tax Court Declines to Follow Revenue Ruling 91-32
  • K&L Gates
  • USA
  • August 4 2017

In a recently published decision, the U.S. Tax Court declined to follow the longstanding position of the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”

OCC Seeks Public Comment on the Volcker Rule
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • USA
  • August 3 2017

Section 13 of the Bank Holding Company Act (the "Volcker Rule") and its implementing regulations (the "Implementing Regulations") generally prohibit

OCC Seeks Comment on Volcker Rule to Implement Treasury Recommendations
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • August 2 2017

The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency is seeking comment to assist in determining how the final rule implementing section 13 of the Bank

Sanctions Update: Russia, Iran, North Korea and Venezuela
  • Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP
  • Iran, North Korea, Russia, USA, Venezuela
  • August 2 2017

On Aug. 2, 2017, President Trump signed into law the Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (the “Act”), after it was passed by

One Year From Now, You May Be Out of Iran: Trump Administration Policy and the Timeline for Snapback
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • August 1 2017

On July 17, 2017, the U.S. State Department certified that Iran continues to meet the conditions of the Iran nuclear agreement known as the Joint

In Shot Across the Bow, U.S. Sanctions Venezuela’s Maduro
  • Hogan Lovells
  • USA, Venezuela
  • August 1 2017

One day after the Venezuelan government held elections for a Constituent Assembly that the United States has asserted is aimed at rewriting the