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U.S. sanctions include two types of sanctions: (1) primary sanctions, which impose criminal or civil penalties on U.S. persons
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What Happened: On Monday, February 11, 2019, following the addition of Petróleos de Venezuela S.A. (PdVSA) to the Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons List (SDN List),
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
GL-3C Bonds are defined in GL-3C as bonds specified in the Annex to GL-3C.
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Continued political turmoil in Venezuela has led to additional U.S. sanctions. On Jan. 25, 2019, President Donald Trump amended the various executive orders that authorize sanctions against
Arnold & Porter
Shutdown, what shutdown? With less than two weeks of a fully operating Treasury Department in 2019, the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is off to a fast start (much faster than last year)
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The Congressional Research Service ("CRS") analyzed U.S. and international sanctions against Iran. In the report, CRS "tracks implementation of U.S. laws ...
Morrison & Foerster LLP
Last Thursday, January 31, the U.S. Treasury Department's OFAC issued its first enforcement action of 2019, a fascinating case involving false eyelashes that teaches that virtually any company in any industry selling...
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
OFAC's revised General Licenses and guidance provide welcome clarification on a number of important points.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
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Mayer Brown
This week the US Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control ("OFAC") announced two significant changes to US sanctions with consequences for the global aluminum and oil markets.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
A cosmetics company agreed to settle U.S. Treasury ("Treasury") Office of Foreign Assets Control ("OFAC") ...
Ropes & Gray LLP
On January 28, 2019, the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control ("OFAC") added Petróleos de Venezuela, S.A. ("PdVSA") ...
Reed Smith
On Monday January 28, following statements made by Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin regarding the United States' effort to "[hold] accountable those responsible for Venezuela's rapid decline,"
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
In a letter to U.S. Treasury Department Secretary Steve Mnuchin, U.S. Representatives Maxine Waters, Adam Schiff and Eliot Engel requested documents related to the recent decision to terminate sanctions against three companies tied to designated Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska.
Reed Smith
On January 27, 2019, the U.S. Department of Treasury, Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) removed UC Rusal plc (Rusal) ...
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
On Monday, January 28, 2019, the Department of the Treasury's OFAC announced sanctions against Petróleos de Venezuela S.A. (PdVSA). PdVSA has been added to OFAC's SDN and Blocked Person's List.
Mayer Brown
China may soon announce a product exclusion process for the retaliatory tariffs that it imposed on certain US-origin goods in response to the recent US Section 301 tariffs.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The U.S. Treasury Department ("Treasury") Office of Foreign Assets Control ("OFAC") sanctioned a Turkish individual
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