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Implementation Day Iran Sanctions Relief Now Effective
  • Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
  • USA, European Union, Iran
  • January 19 2016

On January 16, the International Atomic Energy Agency announced that Iran had completed the necessary preparatory steps to mark “Implementation Day”


OFAC Clarifies Obligations of US Financial Institutions in Processing Transactions Related to Cuba Travel
  • Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
  • USA, Cuba
  • December 15 2015

On 25 November 2015, OFAC issued Frequently Asked Question No. 52, answering a concern that US financial institutions had raised in connection with


New Burundi-Related Sanctions Are Imposed
  • Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
  • USA, Burundi
  • December 15 2015

On 23 November 2015, President Obama signed an Executive Order empowering the Secretaries of Treasury and State to block the property of persons


Multiple Individuals and Entities Dropped from SDN List
  • Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
  • USA
  • December 15 2015

On 19 November 2015, OFAC removed two individuals from the SDN List. Colombian national Carlos Agustin Urrego Escudero was originally designated as


Expanded List of Medical Supplies Allowed for Export to Iran
  • Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
  • USA, Iran
  • December 15 2015

On 2 November 2015, the US Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) updated the list of medical supplies that may be permissibly


US Terminates Liberia-Related Sanctions
  • Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
  • USA, Liberia
  • December 15 2015

On 12 November 2015, President Obama signed an Executive Order terminating the sanctions aimed at members of the former Liberian regime of President


US Network Equipment Provider and UK Subsidiary Settle with OFAC over Products and Services Exported to Iran, Sudan and Syria
  • Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
  • USA
  • December 15 2015

On 24 November 2015, OFAC announced a settlement with the US-based company Barracuda Networks, Inc. for alleged violations of the Iranian


US Assistant Attorney General Speaks on Sanctions and OFAC Compliance at SIFMA Conference
  • Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
  • USA
  • December 15 2015

On 2 November 2015, Assistant Attorney General Leslie R. Caldwell spoke at a Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association seminar. She


British Man Extradited to US in Syrian Export Charge
  • Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
  • USA
  • December 15 2015

Ahmad Feras Diri, a dual citizen of the UK and Syria, was extradited to the US on 12 November 2015. Diri has been charged with conspiring with his


US Blocks Individuals, Entities Linked to Colombian and Mexican Drugs Cartels
  • Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
  • USA, Mexico, Colombia
  • December 15 2015

On 10 November 2015, OFAC designated two Colombian Los Urabeños members and their Colombiabased companies as Specially Designated Narcotics