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International Law Bulletin - Vol. 22, No. 1 - January 2018

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS AND TRADE - Dumping - WTO: World Trade Organization (WTO) found that China continues to impose illegal duties on imports of U.S. poultry broiler products since its initial ruling in...more

Red Notice Newsletter - Russian

ANTICORRUPTION DEVELOPMENTS - Mega International Commercial Bank Co. Ltd. Fined $29 Million - On January 17, 2018, the U.S. Federal Reserve Board assessed Taiwan based bank Mega International Commercial Bank Co. Ltd. a...more

Red Notice Newsletter - Chinese

ANTICORRUPTION DEVELOPMENTS - Mega International Commercial Bank Co. Ltd. Fined $29 Million - On January 17, 2018, the U.S. Federal Reserve Board assessed Taiwan based bank Mega International Commercial Bank Co. Ltd. a...more

Movements Without Motion In Russian Sanctions Policy

Since the U.S. government determined that Russia interfered in the 2016 election, movement around Russia sanctions policy has been vigorous, if not unidirectional. Twice in 2016, the United States implemented sanctions...more

Is There a Burger in the Treasury’s CAATSA Report?

by Arnall Golden Gregory LLP on

While Washington politicians and the media are engaged in heated debates about Russia, international businesses have to be vigilant in complying with the existing sanctions regimes. A January 29, 2018 report issued by the...more

Currents - Energy Industry Insights - February 2018 #2

Oil World Turns Upside Down as U.S. Sells Oil in Middle East - "Yet, in a trade that illustrates how the rise of the American shale industry is upending energy markets across the globe, the U.A.E. bought oil directly from...more

Year in Review: Legislation and Guidance for Federal Financial Institutions in 2017

2017 marked another year of prodigious development of legislation and regulatory guidance impacting federal financial institutions in Canada. The new wave of initiatives in 2017 included the second stage of the...more

The sanctions landscape: what to expect in 2018

by Dechert LLP on

In 2017 there were a number of major sanctions developments in the EU and the US, with implications for businesses both in terms of keeping their compliance processes effective, and in terms of what to do if breaches are...more

Red Notice Newsletter - January 2018

ANTICORRUPTION DEVELOPMENTS - Mega International Commercial Bank Co. Ltd. Fined $29 Million - On January 17, 2018, the U.S. Federal Reserve Board assessed Taiwan based bank Mega International Commercial Bank Co. Ltd....more

US Treasury Department Issues Anticipated List of Russian Parties, Pursuant to Recent Legislation (Russian)

by Latham & Watkins LLP on

Treasury Department Report identifies 114 senior political figures and 96 oligarchs, and confirms that the Report is not a sanctions list - On January 29, 2018, the Treasury Department submitted a report to the US Congress...more

In report to Congress, U.S. Administration identifies, but does not sanction, leading Russian oligarchs and senior government...

by Hogan Lovells on

On Monday, 29 January, the U.S. Treasury Department submitted an unclassified report to Congress concerning significant senior political figures and oligarchs in the Russian Federation and Russian parastatal entities....more

The Kremlin List Report and Other Recent Developments in US Sanctions against Russia

by Dentons on

As widely reported, earlier this week authorities of the executive branch of the United States of America (US) issued their much-anticipated report to Congress on senior foreign political figures, oligarchs, and parastatal...more

Iran: President Trump Gives the Iran Nuclear Deal a “Last Chance” While Pressuring European Allies to Act

On January 12, 2018, the U.S. administration took three actions relating to Iran - • First, President Trump waived again the application of certain nuclear sanctions while making clear that the United States will refuse...more

Four Crucial Points About the New CAATSA Section 241 Report

On January 29, 2018, the U.S. government released a nonclassified part of a report on senior political figures and oligarchs in Russia (the "Report"). The U.S. Department of the Treasury prepared the Report in consultation...more

Russia Sanctions Developments Incite Controversy And Signal Possible Future Changes

by Husch Blackwell LLP on

Congress enacted the “Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act” (CAATSA) on August 2, 2017 in response to Russia’s continuing occupation of the Crimea region of Ukraine and cyber-interference in the 2018 United...more

Nothing to See Here: Treasury Report Naming Russian Oligarchs Rehashes Old News and Provides No New Sanctions

by Ballard Spahr LLP on

Twelve minutes ahead of the deadline set by Congress back in August, the U.S. Treasury Department issued a highly anticipated report listing Russian oligarchs and senior political figures. That sound you heard at 11:48...more

Trump Administration Releases List of Russian Political Figures and Oligarchs to Congress, Decision on Defense/Intelligence Sector...

by Dechert LLP on

As required under the Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (“CAATSA”), the Trump Administration on Monday released an unclassified version of a report (the “Report”) identifying senior political figures and...more

Trump Administration Declines to Issue Sanctions Related to Russia’s Military and Intelligence Sectors

by Kelley Drye & Warren LLP on

Under Section 231 of the Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA), the Trump administration was due to issue secondary sanctions on non-U.S. persons that conduct significant transactions with Russia’s...more

U.S. Issues the Much-Anticipated “Kremlin Report” under New Russia Sanctions Law

by Kelley Drye & Warren LLP on

As required under Section 241 of the Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA), last night the U.S. government released a public, unclassified version of the much-anticipated “Kremlin Report.” The...more

Further Implementation of Sanctions Legislation

by K&L Gates LLP on

As reported in our prior alert, the Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (“CAATSA”), which was signed into law on August 2, 2017, materially expanded U.S. sanctions against Russia. Notably, the law requires...more

New OFAC designations signal continued U.S. sanctions pressure on Russia

by Kelley Drye & Warren LLP on

Last week, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) blacklisted 21 individuals and nine entities for various reasons, including involvement in the ongoing conflict in eastern Ukraine,...more

EU Venezuela and DPRK sanctions updates

by Hogan Lovells on

On 22 January 2018, the Council of the EU adopted two Implementing Regulations related to the EU restrictive measures targeting designated persons in Venezuela and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea ("DPRK")....more

Reminders for Foreign Private Issuers for the 2018 Annual Reporting Season

by White & Case LLP on

This memorandum outlines certain considerations for foreign private issuers ("FPIs") in preparation for the 2018 annual reporting season. Part I of this memorandum discusses new developments and practical action items for the...more

EU gradually expands sanctions on North Korea and Venezuela

by White & Case LLP on

The EU has added several individuals and entities to its list of persons subject to an asset freeze and travel restrictions, as part of sanctions targeting the Russian Federation, Venezuela, and the Democratic People's...more

Competition Newsletter January 2018

by Dentons on

The Court of Justice of the European Union confirms the sanction imposed on Telefónica and Portugal Telecom for a market-sharing clause as part of a concentration operation - By a ruling dated 13 December 2017, the Court...more

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