Corrs Chambers Westgarth
The 2020-21 budget demonstrates a clear commitment from the government to defence against foreign and domestic threats.
Johnson Winter & Slattery
Consultant, Robert Wyld and Associate, Lara Douvartzidis have written the Australian chapter in the ICLG Guide to sanctions law.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
The Financial Action Task Force (FATF), a global intergovernmental organization that sets standards and policies for anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing (AML/CFT)
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
On September 29, 2020, the Canadian Government announced the imposition of sanctions on various officials of the government of Belarus (the "Belarus Sanctions") effective immediately.
Bennett Jones LLP
On September 29, 2020, Canada imposed economic sanctions against 11 Belarusian government officials ("listed person(s)") implicated in state-sponsored violence and human rights violations.
As a leading law firm respected by the international business community, Fasken makes every effort to be more responsive to our clients' needs. In Canada, this extends to national security.
The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) has been in the headlines in recent weeks as the Trump administration, in consultation with CFIUS...
The Standing Committee of the 13th National People's Congress promulgated the Export Control Law of the People's Republic of China (ECL or the Law) on October 17, 2020.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
Arnold & Porter
On September 14, 2020, US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced the issuance of multiple enforcement actions against the imports of products into the US produced by certain...
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
United Kingdom, French and Belgian national security laws (and such laws of other EU Member States) fell under the scrutiny of ...
Investment Firms Quarterly Legal and Regulatory Update, July - September 2020.
On October 14, 2020, the US State Department released its report required under Section 5(a) of the Hong Kong Autonomy Act ("HKAA"). As detailed in our prior Legal Update,...
Morrison & Foerster LLP
On Wednesday, October 14, 2020, the U.S. Department of State ("State") submitted a report to the U.S. Congress, as required under section 5(a) of the Hong Kong Autonomy Act ("HKAA"),...
Pursuant to Press Note 3 and NDI Amendment Rules, India's FDI policy underwent an amendment in March & April 2020, requiring a prior approval of the Government of India...
A bill which will transpose the Fifth Anti Money Laundering Directive into Irish law has been published.
G M Corporate and Fiduciary Services Limited
On 18 September 2020 the Financial Intelligence Analysis Unit (the "FIAU") published a revised version of the Implementing Procedures – Part II
The mechanism being set up is one of the requirements introduced by the 5th anti-money laundering Directive (EU 2018/ 843).
This mechanism to file STRs casts doubts on fulfilment of the obligation to do so "promptly" in line with the FATF Recommendations."
In the case of subject persons, the five (5) day working period has been, for many years, synonymous with the time frame within which suspicious transactions...