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United States re-imposes certain Iran-related sanctions after 90-day wind-down period; EU responds with updated EU Blocking Regulation
  • White & Case LLP
  • USA, European Union, Iran
  • August 9 2018

On August 6, 2018, the United States introduced Executive Order 13846 to re-impose mainly secondary sanctions targeting Iran. In response to the US

Kryptowährungen, Tokens, Smart Contracts und Sanktionen
  • MME Legal Tax Compliance
  • USA, Switzerland
  • June 11 2018

US OFAC und das Schweizer SECO haben die Relevanz von KryptowährungenToken für die Einhaltung von Sanktionen bestätigt. A. Kryptowährungen, Tokens

Sanctions Update: Venezuela and UkraineRussia
  • Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP
  • USA
  • June 4 2018

On May 21, 2018, in response to recent activities of the Maduro regime, President Trump issued a new Executive Order, "Prohibiting Certain Additional

Recent Sanctions Updates
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA, Venezuela
  • May 24 2018

A day after Venezuela held elections that resulted in the re-election of President Nicolas Maduro for another six-year term, on May 21, 2018

New Sanctions Against Russian Oligarchs, Officials, and Companies May Have Significant Impact
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • April 12 2018

On April 6, 2018, the US Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) announced new blocking sanctions against seven Russian

OFAC Announces New Venezuela-Related Designations
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA, Venezuela
  • February 14 2018

On 5 January 2018, OFAC designated four current or former Venezuelan government offcials pursuant to EO 13692 for their alleged role in undermining

President Trump Reissues Iran Sanctions Waivers, but Warns That Concerns over JCPOA Must Be Addressed
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA, European Union, Iran
  • January 16 2018

On January 12, President Trump announced that he was reissuing statutory waivers necessary to continue certain sanctions relief pursuant to the Joint

Trump Administration to Begin Enforcing GLOMAG: Here’s What It Means for International Business
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • January 10 2018

Right before the holidays, President Trump and his Administration took significant steps toward using economic sanctions to tackle international human

Trump Designates North Korea as a 'State Sponsor of Terrorism,' Makes Additional Sanctions Designations
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA, North Korea
  • November 27 2017

On November 20, 2017, President Trump announced that North Korea would be designated a "state sponsor of terrorism" - a designation shared by only

Trump Administration Sets Approach to Implementation of New Russia Sanctions
  • Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP
  • USA, Russia
  • November 9 2017

In recent weeks, the U.S. government has taken a number of significant steps to implement sanctions on Russia under the Countering America’s