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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”


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 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


OFAC Blocks Individuals and Company Linked to North Korean Mining Concern
  • Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
  • USA, North Korea
  • December 15 2015

On 13 November 2015, OFAC added four individuals and one entity to its SDN list under its North Korea sanctions regime, on the ground that they have


Additional Hizballah Front Companies Identified
  • Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
  • USA
  • December 15 2015

On 5 November 2015, OFAC designated two individuals and four entities as Specially Designated Global Terrorists ("SDGTs") for assisting Hizballah by


US Blocks Islamic State Leader
  • Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
  • USA, Russia
  • December 15 2015

On 13 November 2015, the US designated Russian national Maghomed Maghomedzakirovich Abdurakhmanov, a leader of a branch of Islamic State known as


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


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


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


Banco do Brasil New York Branch Settles over False Hit List Errors
  • Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
  • USA
  • December 15 2015

On 4 November 2015, OFAC announced a settlement agreement with the New York branch of Banco do Brasil, S.A., for seven apparent violations of the