On October 6, the U.S. Government announced the termination of U.S. sanctions against Sudan, which had been in place since 1997. While most of the
The months of November and December saw major steps by both the U.S. and the United Nations targeting the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea’s
The 15-member U.N. Security Council (the Council) imposed new sanctions on North Korea (also known as the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea or
The U.S. Department of the Treasury recently announced a finding that North Korea is a jurisdiction of “primary money laundering concern” pursuant to
On 10 November 2014, the US Treasury Department announced the designation of the former President of Yemen, Ali Abdullah Saleh, and Abdullah Yahya
On 24 September 2014, the US Treasury Department designated eleven individuals and one entity as Specially Designated Global Terrorists ("SDGT"). The
On 30 July, the US Treasury Department announced that it was blocking the assets of Chongchongang Shipping Company and Ocean Maritime Management
In recent weeks, the US Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) published and updated two new general licenses under the Libyan sanctions program, effectively authorizing most transactions involving the Government of Libya (GOL) and Libyan state-owned petroleum companies.
In an effort to demonstrate international support for the Transitional National Council (TNC) in Libya, the United Nations, United States and European Union (EU) have taken steps to ease sweeping sanctions targeting the regime of Muammar Qadhafi, as well as agencies and instrumentalities of the former regime.
The U.S. Department of Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) recently lifted most U.S. sanctions against Libya.