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U.S. Targets Human Rights Abusers and Corrupt Actors Worldwide - Key Takeaways from the Potent New Sanctions
  • Pillsbury
  • USA
  • January 10 2018

On December 20, 2017, President Trump issued Executive Order 13818 (the “E.O.”) implementing provisions of the Global Magnitsky Human Rights

Update on US Investigation of China’s IP Practices
  • Pillsbury
  • USA
  • January 8 2018

Further to our alert published on November 13, 2017 regarding whether acts, policies, and practices (“APPs”) of China related to transfer of

CBP Takes Measures to Enforce Ban on Imports Made With Forced Labor and Sanctions for Forced North Korean Labor in Supply Chains
  • Pillsbury
  • USA
  • December 4 2017

On November 22, 2017, Apple, Inc. (“Apple”) released a statement confirming reports that its major supplier in China, Foxconn Technology Group

Evolving U.S. and UN Sanctions Against North Korea
  • Pillsbury
  • USA, North Korea
  • November 13 2017

Following President Trump’s trip to Asia, sanctions policies for North Korea continue to evolve. The U.S. government has strengthened sanctions

U.S. Government Agencies Publish Changes to Cuba Sanctions Program Pursuant to President Trump’s Policy Announcement
  • Pillsbury
  • USA, Cuba
  • November 8 2017

On November 8, 2017, the Department of Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”) and the Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and

BIS Clarifies Use of License Exceptions GOV and STA
  • Pillsbury
  • USA
  • November 7 2017

On November 1, 2017, the Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) introduced clarifications to the Export Administrative

Russia Sanctions under CAATSA - U.S. Updates Rules and Provides Guidance on Enforcement
  • Pillsbury
  • USA, Russia
  • November 3 2017

This week, the U.S. government took several steps to implement sections of the Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act of 2017 (CAATSA

Another Market Opens: U.S. Revokes Sudanese Sanctions Program Though Important Limitations Remain in Place
  • Pillsbury
  • USA, Sudan
  • October 26 2017

Effective October 12, 2017, the Sudanese Sanctions Regulations (SSR) have been revoked in recognition of the Government of Sudan’s (GOS) sustained

New Executive Order Imposes Further Sanctions on Venezuela
  • Pillsbury
  • USA, Venezuela
  • August 25 2017

Today, President Trump issued an Executive Order (E.O.) providing for sanctions against the Government of Venezuela. The sanctions are structured

OFAC Updates FAQs on the Cuba Sanctions Program
  • Pillsbury
  • USA
  • August 3 2017

On June 16, 2017, President Trump issued a National Security Presidential Memorandum on Strengthening the Policy of the United States Toward Cuba