On Sunday, Crimea voted to secede from Ukraine. The EU and U.S., which consider Sunday’s referendum in Crimea to be illegal, retaliated with sanctions. The nature of these is set out below as a further update to the Alert...more
As the tension in the Ukraine continues, particularly in relation to Crimea, foreign investors in the region will be monitoring developments with some concern.
In addition to unrest on the ground in the Ukraine, both...more
On January 20, 2014, the U.S. Department of the Treasury and U.S. Department of State issued guidance implementing the Joint Plan of Action (“JPOA”) entered into by the United States, the United Kingdom, France, Russia, the...more
As part of the recently negotiated interim agreement with the Islamic Republic of Iran (“Iran”) to temporarily suspend certain aspects of Iran’s nuclear program, the United States and other countries have agreed temporarily...more