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Steptoe & Johnson LLP | USA, Sudan | 10 Oct 2017

Trump Administration Announces Permanent Rollback of Sudanese Sanctions Regulations

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


Crowell & Moring LLP | USA, North Korea, Global | 13 Dec 2016

U.S. and UN Take Strong Action Against North Korea

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


Fox Rothschild LLP | Global | 6 Dec 2016

The United Nations tightens sanctions on North Korea

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


Holland & Hart LLP | USA, North Korea | 14 Jun 2016

U.S. Treasury’s 311 Action Against North Korea Intensifies Pressure on China

The U.S. Department of the Treasury recently announced a finding that North Korea is a jurisdiction of “primary money laundering concern” pursuant to


Debevoise & Plimpton LLP | USA, Yemen, Global | 11 Nov 2014

US, UN Security Council Committee impose sanctions against prominent Yemenis

On 10 November 2014, the US Treasury Department announced the designation of the former President of Yemen, Ali Abdullah Saleh, and Abdullah Yahya


Debevoise & Plimpton LLP | USA | 14 Oct 2014

US expands terrorist designations

On 24 September 2014, the US Treasury Department designated eleven individuals and one entity as Specially Designated Global Terrorists ("SDGT"). The


Debevoise & Plimpton LLP | USA, North Korea | 2 Aug 2014

US sanctions North Korean enterprises for shipping arms from Cuba to North Korea

On 30 July, the US Treasury Department announced that it was blocking the assets of Chongchongang Shipping Company and Ocean Maritime Management


Arent Fox LLP | USA, Libya | 26 Sep 2011

OFAC relaxes sanctions on Libya, authorizes winding down of transactions in Syria

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.


Wiley Rein LLP | USA, Libya, European Union, etc. | 22 Sep 2011

The United Nations, United States and European Union ease sanctions against Libya

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.


Thompson Hine LLP | USA, Libya | 21 Sep 2011

U.S. eases sanctions against Libya

The U.S. Department of Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) recently lifted most U.S. sanctions against Libya.

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