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District Court Upholds FinCEN Rule Imposing Special Measures on Tanzanian Bank FBME
  • Crowell & Moring LLP
  • USA
  • May 23 2017

On April 14, 2017, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia upheld the Treasury Department’s use of Section 311 of the USA PATRIOT Act to

D.C. Circuit Strikes Down Challenge to Application of ITAR Brokering Regulations to Practicing Attorneys
  • Holland & Hart LLP
  • USA
  • March 28 2017

On March 14, 2017, the D.C. Circuit dismissed a law firm’s challenge to the State Department’s application of the International Traffic in Arms

D.C. Circuit Limits Judicial Oversight of Deferred Prosecution Agreements
  • Jenner & Block LLP
  • USA
  • July 31 2016

In United States v. Fokker Services B.V., 818 F.3d 733 (D.C. Cir. 2016) (No. 15-3016), the D.C. Circuit found that there are significant limitations

LNG Global Impacts Not FERC’s Problem in Freeport and Sabine Pass Cases
  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • USA
  • July 5 2016

In companion cases, on June 28 the DC Circuit Court of Appeals held that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, in its environmental impacts

Recent Court Decision Provides Insight Into Enforcement of OFAC Sanctions
  • Holland & Hart LLP
  • USA, Iran
  • May 4 2016

On March 7, the District Court for the District of Columbia issued a Memorandum Opinion granting the government's Motion for Summary Judgment in the

DC Circuit Affirms Primacy of Prosecutorial Discretion Over Deferred Prosecution Agreements in United States v. Fokker Services BV
  • Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP
  • USA
  • April 12 2016

On April 5, 2016, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit (the D.C. Circuit) overturned the decision of the U.S. District

DC Circuit determines that judiciary does not have power to substantively review deferred prosecution agreements
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA
  • April 8 2016

In a landmark appeal from the first denial of a deferred prosecution agreement ("DPA'') by a federal court, a three-judge panel of the United States

Save the Fokkers
  • Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner (Bryan Cave)
  • USA
  • April 7 2016

The United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit just reversed the decision of a lower federal district court which tossed out

Epsilon Case Highlights the Need for Sanctions Due Diligence on Resellers
  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • USA, Iran
  • March 30 2016

As global companies begin to reenter the Iranian market, a decision issued by the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia is an important

Circuit Court Rules that Ambiguous Regulatory Requirements Cannot Give Rise to FCA Liability
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • March 4 2016

A recent decision from the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit evaluated whether a regulatory requirement was