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A Review Of US Economic Sanctions In 2018
  • Ropes & Gray LLP
  • USA, Nicaragua, Russia, Venezuela, Iran
  • December 12 2018

In another landmark year for sanctions developments, the U.S. government strengthened sanctions targeting Iran, Russia and Venezuela, in addition to


OFAC sanctions target persons supporting Russia’s “malign activity” in Crimea and eastern Ukraine
  • Buckley Sandler LLP
  • USA, Russia, Ukraine
  • November 14 2018

On November 8, the U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) announced its decision to sanction an additional three


Sanctions Update: Iran, Venezuela and Russia
  • Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP
  • USA, Russia, Venezuela, Iran
  • November 13 2018

In early November 2018, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”) took a number of actions in connection with


US Expands Russian Defense and Intelligence Sanctions, Targets Chinese Parties
  • White & Case LLP
  • USA, Russia
  • September 26 2018

On September 20, 2018, the US government imposed sanctions on a Chinese entity and its director for engaging in significant transactions with persons


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


US Government Sanctions Chinese Entity for Engaging in Transactions with Russian Defense Sector Under CAATSA Section 231 List, Clarifies CBW Act Waiver, and Extends Expiration of General Licenses Related to RUSAL and the EN Group
  • Baker McKenzie
  • USA, Russia, China
  • September 24 2018

In the past week, the US Government took several significant steps related to the US sanctions against Russia sanctions. This included imposing


President Trump issues Executive Order delegating sanctions implementation authority; OFAC issues new CAATSA- Russia-related FAQ
  • Buckley Sandler LLP
  • USA, Russia
  • September 21 2018

On September 20, President Trump announced the issuance of Executive Order 13849 (E.O. 13849), “Authorizing the Implementation of Certain Sanctions


The Latest U.S. Sanctions on Russia
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA, Russia
  • September 20 2018

A double agent. Nerve gas. Violations of international law. The recently imposed sanctions on Russia have all the makings of a James Bond movie but


OFAC publishes new Ukraine-Russia-related FAQs providing guidance on “maintenance” related to wind-down activities
  • Buckley Sandler LLP
  • USA, Russia, Ukraine
  • September 18 2018

On September 14, the U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) announced the publication of two new FAQs to provide


OFAC adds North Korea-controlled information technology companies in China and Russia to Specially Designated Nationals List
  • Buckley Sandler LLP
  • USA, North Korea, Russia, China
  • September 14 2018

On September 13, the U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) announced that it made additions to the Specially Designated