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Trump Administration Trade Battles Continue
There have been several important developments in regard to (1) U.S. use of Section 301 of the Trade Act of 1974 to restrict imports of various products from China and (2) U.S. imposition of global trade restrictions ...
United States
2 Nov 2018
FinCEN Warns Of New Iranian Efforts To Launder Money Through Banks And Virtual Currencies
On October 11, 2018, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network ("FinCEN") released an advisory to assist financial institutions – including banks, money services businesses, and any entity utilizing virtual currencies –
United States
2 Nov 2018
OFAC Revokes Iran Nuclear Deal General Licenses And Issues Wind-Down Authorizations
On June 27, 2018, the U.S. Treasury Department, Office of Foreign Assets Control ("OFAC") announced that it was revoking certain general license authorizations that had been issued ...
United States
5 Jul 2018
U.S. And China On The Brink Of A Trade War
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United States
27 Jun 2018
President Trump Issues Executive Order Prohibiting Transactions Involving The Government Of Venezuela
President Trump issued an Executive Order prohibiting certain transactions involving debt of the Government of Venezuelan or equity in entities majority-owned by the Government of Venezuela.
United States
23 May 2018
U.S. Withdraws From Iran Nuclear Deal, Issues Guidance On "Snapback" Sanctions And Wind-Down Activities
Parties engaging in wind-down activities should also be vigilant that all activities are consistent with U.S. sanctions policy.
United States
15 May 2018
New Russia Sanctions: What You Need To Know To Manage Risks
On April 6, 2018, the U.S. Department of the Treasury's OFAC announced its most significant Russia sanctions action in years, adding to the SDN and Blocked Persons List seven prominent and politically connected...
United States
11 Apr 2018
US-China Trade Tensions Escalate
There have been a number of important developments in the U.S.-China trade relationship just in the last couple of weeks.
6 Apr 2018
Commerce Issues Steel And Aluminum Product Exclusion Procedures
On March 19, the Department of Commerce ("DOC") published a notice in the Federal Register providing an interim final rule for companies engaged in business activities in the United States...
United States
21 Mar 2018
Broadcom-Qualcomm Blocked Deal Shows Expanding CFIUS Reach In High-Tech Sector
March 19, 2018 – President Trump's March 12 decision to block the proposed takeover of California-based semiconductor manufacturer Qualcomm by Singapore-based Broadcom Limited ...
United States
20 Mar 2018
President Trump Signs Steel And Aluminum Duties Into Law
On March 8, 2018, President Donald Trump followed through on his promise to sign presidential proclamations imposing 25% duties on steel ...
United States
13 Mar 2018
Trump Announces Duties On Steel And Aluminum Imports
On March 1, 2018, President Trump announced his plan to impose 25% duties on steel and 10% duties on aluminum exports "for a long period of time".
United States
6 Mar 2018
Treasury Releases List Of Russian Oligarchs And Significant Senior Political Figures
On January 29, 2018, the U.S. Treasury Department delivered a long-awaited but classified report to Congress identifying "significant senior political figures and oligarchs in the Russian Federation...
United States
2 Feb 2018
President's Decertification Of The JCPOA And Its Implications
October 16, 2017 – On October 13, 2017, President Trump announced that he will not certify the Iran nuclear deal (the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action...
23 Oct 2017
Sudan Sanctions Revoked
On October 6, 2017 the U.S. Government announced that, effective October 12, 2017, the comprehensive U.S. trade embargo with respect to Sudan and the blocking of the Government of Sudan will be revoked.
United States
16 Oct 2017
Venezuelan Sanctions
On August 24, 2017, the White House issued an Executive Order (E.O. 13808) that restricts access to U.S. financing for the government of Venezuela and its state owned energy company...
4 Sep 2017
ExxonMobil Enforcement Penalty Highlights Risk In Transacting With SDN Officers Or Representatives
On July 20, 2017, the Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control ("OFAC") issued a civil monetary penalty of $2,000,000 to ExxonMobil Corp., ExxonMobil Development Company, and ExxonMobil Oil Corp.
United States
16 Aug 2017
Congress Acts On Russia, Iran, And North Korea Sanctions, Limiting President's Flexibility
On July 27, 2017, the Senate voted 98-2 to approve the Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (H.R. 3364) (the "Act"), which had earlier passed with overwhelming bipartisan...
United States
14 Aug 2017
Sanctions Tightening: Cuba, Russia And Iran
June 19, 2017 – The Administration and Congress took action on two fronts last week to stiffen sanctions against Cuba, Russia and Iran. While the specific policies and areas of emphasis might change...
United States
30 Jun 2017
D.C. Circuit Affirms OFAC's Broad Enforcement Authority On Exports To Iran – With A Caveat
On May 26, 2017, the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia upheld the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia's holding that knowledge or reason to know that goods ...
United States
16 Jun 2017
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