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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


Congress Continues Bipartisan Focus on Sanctions Legislation
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA, Myanmar, North Korea, Iran
  • October 27 2017

The House of Representatives was the scene of a flurry of sanctions-related activity this week, as the lower chamber passed new sanctions measures


President Trump Imposes Travel Restrictions against North Korea, Chad, and Venezuela and Removes Restrictions against Sudan; United States Supreme Court Cancels Oral Arguments in Pending Travel Ban Case
  • Andrews Kurth Kenyon LLP
  • USA
  • October 3 2017

We previously noted that President Trump's second Executive Order regarding travel restrictions entitled Executive Order Protecting the Nation from


U.S. Customs Seeks Industry Input on Regulatory Reforms
  • Benesch Friedlander Coplan & Aronoff LLP
  • USA
  • September 18 2017

Companies impacted by the operational burden of customs procedures and compliance now have the opportunity to identify areas for regulatory reform


US Imposes Sanctions Targeting Debt, Equity, and Securities of the Venezuelan Government and PdVSA
  • White & Case LLP
  • USA, Venezuela
  • September 1 2017

On August 24, 2017, President Trump signed Executive Order 13808 entitled "Imposing Additional Sanctions with Respect to the Situation in Venezuela."1


New US sanctions target Venezuela's debt and equity financing
  • Dentons
  • USA
  • August 31 2017

On August 25, 2017, US President Donald Trump issued an Executive Order (EO) limiting the government of Venezuela's ability to access certain types