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Sanctions Round Up: First Quarter 2016
  • Shearman & Sterling LLP
  • China, Cuba, Iran, Libya, Myanmar, North Korea, Russia, Sudan, Syria, Ukraine, USA
  • April 18 2016

OFAC amends the Cuban Assets Control Regulations to ease Cuban sanctions in response to President Obama’s policy changes announced on December 17

Africa update - January 29, 2015
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • Africa, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, Libya, Nigeria, South Sudan, USA, Zambia
  • January 29 2015

On January 21st, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) published its 17th fact sheet on the Ebola outbreak in West Africa

$1.1 billion and counting the new era of OFAC enforcement
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • Libya, USA
  • March 4 2014

On February 13, 2014, BNP Paribas ("BNP"), France's largest bank, announced in its fourth quarter results that it will soon be joining the growing

Eased sanctions present new opportunities and risks
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • Libya, Myanmar, USA, Yemen
  • April 1 2013

The past two years have witnessed substantial changes in the scope and effect of U.S. economic sanctions. In most instances, such as Iran and Syria

International sanctions updates to U.S. sanctions laws in 2011
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • Cuba, Iran, Libya, Myanmar, North Korea, Sudan, Syria, USA, Yemen
  • January 17 2012

In 2011, the world experienced historic events, particularly with regard to the Arab Spring and the violent repression that followed in nations like Libya and Syria

Lifting of sanctions in Libya may give a boost to the energy industry
  • BoyarMiller
  • Libya, USA
  • January 4 2012

On December 16, 2011, the White House announced the U.S. has rolled back most of its sanctions on the Government of Libya. Specifically, the U.S. unfroze all government and Central Bank of Libya funds within U.S. jurisdiction, with limited exceptions - namely, assets pertaining to the Qadhafi family and former Qadhafi regime members

EU expanded sanctions against Iran and Belarus, and conclusions in relation to Libya and Syria, update on U.S. sanctions on Iran
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Belarus, European Union, Iran, Libya, Syria, USA
  • October 12 2011

Today, the EU has added 29 persons to the list of those targeted by an asset freeze and a visa ban because of their involvement in human rights violations in Iran

U.S. and EU further relax sanctions against Libya
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • European Union, Global, Libya, USA
  • September 26 2011

This memorandum briefly updates our September 22, 2011 summary of the easing of international economic sanctions by the United Nations, United States and European Union in support of the National Transitional Council of Libya

The United Nations, United States and European Union ease sanctions against Libya
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • European Union, Global, Libya, USA
  • September 22 2011

In an effort to demonstrate international support for the Transitional National Council (TNC) in Libya, the United Nations, United States and European Union (EU) have taken steps to ease sweeping sanctions targeting the regime of Muammar Qadhafi, as well as agencies and instrumentalities of the former regime

United Nations, European Union, and the United States ease economic sanctions against Libya
  • Hogan Lovells
  • European Union, Libya, USA
  • September 19 2011

On Friday 16 September 2011, the United Nations (UN) Security Council adopted Regulation 2009 (2011), which paves the way for further lifting of economic sanctions against Libya, most notably by removing the Libyan National Oil Corporation and Zuietina Oil Company from the sanctions list