On January 15, 2015, the Department of Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) amended the Cuban Assets Control Regulations to implement changes in U.S. policy toward Cuba announced by President Obama on December...more
Today, the Department of Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) amended the Cuban Assets Control Regulations to implement changes in U.S. policy toward Cuba announced by President Obama on December 17, 2014....more
The Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) has reinstated the mandatory reporting requirements of the BE–13, Survey of New Foreign Direct Investment in the United States, which was discontinued in 2009 due...more
The European Union (EU) put into effect on Friday (September 12, 2014) a new round of economic sanctions against Russia over its role in Ukraine. ...more
On April 15, the Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit issued its opinion in the challenge to the SEC’s Conflict Minerals Rule. We have reviewed the D.C. Court of Appeals decision and find that it leaves much of the SEC’s...more
The US is generally pretty keen on international free trade agreements. And why shouldn’t it be? After all, free trade agreements have the ability to open up foreign markets to US goods and services, allowing new and...more
Originally published in Securities Regulation & Law Report on December 12, 2012.
In August 2012, the Iran Threat Reduction and Syria Human Rights Act of 2012 (‘‘ITRSHRA’’) was passed to expand U.S. sanctions against Iran...more