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U.S. To Terminate Vast Majority Of Economic Sanctions On Sudan
Following a 16-month diplomatic effort, on October 6, 2017, the U.S. government announced that it will terminate the vast majority of economic sanctions against Sudan.
United States
9 Oct 2017
Trump Issues New Executive Order Expanding Sanctions On North Korea
•Broad new criteria for designating non-U.S. persons for sanctions, including blocking their assets in the United States.
United States
26 Sep 2017
Iran Missile Test Leads To New Sanctions
On February 2nd the Office of Foreign Assets Control ("OFAC") imposed new sanctions on 13 individuals and 12 entities that were believed to be "involved in procuring technology...
United States
23 Feb 2017
U.S. Designates New Individuals And Entities For Iran-Related Sanctions
As every individual and entity concerned was also made the subject of secondary sanctions, the crucial effect is that both U.S. and non-U.S. companies and individuals can be penalized and sanctioned for dealing with the designated parties.
15 Feb 2017
Drastic Changes to Sudan Sanctions with New OFAC General License
Before President Obama's exit from The White House, he removed most of the sanctions in place against Sudan.
United States
21 Jan 2017
Smoother Sailing Ahead For Shippers After OFAC Clarifies Cuba Sanctions
A description of the 180-day rule can be found in 31 C.F.R. §515.207(a).
12 Jan 2017
OFAC Gives Clarity On Cuba Sanctions With New FAQs
The U.S. Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) added five new Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on 6 January 2017.
United States
12 Jan 2017
The Latest On Cuban Sanctions
Reed Smith has been closely monitoring developments in U.S.-Cuba relations.
United States
31 Mar 2016
Recent Amendments to the Cuba Sanctions Ease Restrictions for Travel and Shipping Sectors
This client alert addresses the recent amendments to the Cuba sanctions regime in the wake of President Obama's historic visit to Cuba.
United States
23 Mar 2016
Implementation Day - 16 January 2016
Implementation Day is here. On the evening of 16 January 2016, the EU and the United States lifted nuclear-related sanctions on Iran, in accordance with the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).
20 Jan 2016
Sanctions Update: Ukraine, Crimea And Sevastopol—The Ukrainian Parliament, The EU And The U.S. Impose Further Measures
The measures are becoming increasingly complex. They have, in addition, been developing rapidly and this trend may well continue.
3 Nov 2015
Further Amendments To The Cuban Assets Control Regulations (CACR) And The Export Administration Regulations (EAR)
In keeping with the Obama Administration's efforts to normalize relations with Cuba, the U.S. government is making further amendments to CACR and EAR.
United States
22 Sep 2015
White House Announces Next Steps In Easing Of Cuban Embargo But Broad Restrictions Remain In Place
On September 21, 2015, new amendments that further relax restrictions in the Cuban Assets Control Regulations and the Export Administration Regulations will take effect.
United States
22 Sep 2015
Sanctions Update: The U.S. And The EU Impose Further Measures Against Russia
U.S. Passes New Sanctions Authorizing Statute - Sends Russia Frigid End of Year Message
United States
30 Dec 2014
Overview Of The U.S. And EU Sanctions On Russia
Over the past six months, the U.S. and the EU have coordinated efforts through sanctions and trade controls to respond to Russian activity in Crimea and Ukraine.
6 Oct 2014
Crisis In The Crimea: Sanctions Update (April 2014)
The United States added seventeen entities and seven Russian officials and related persons to its list of Ukraine-related sanctioned persons yesterday.
United States
30 Apr 2014
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