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UPDATED Canadian Sanctions Targeting Russia, Belarus and Separatist Territories in Ukraine Expanded - June 2022 #2

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On February 21, 2022, Russia formally recognized the purported independence of two regions in Eastern Ukraine, Donetsk and Luhansk. The next day it ordered Russian troops into the separatist-occupied territories, and the...more

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New Canadian Sanctions Against Russia Impact Service Providers in the Mining, Oil and Gas and Chemical Sectors

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In this post, we describe the Government of Canada’s new ban on certain services to Russia’s extractive resource and refining and chemical manufacturing sectors. As discussed below, the key points are: The Canadian...more

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OFAC Russia Related Sanctions Update: ‎June 2022‎ #3

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On June 14, 2022, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”) issued Russia-related General License (“GL”) 8C (replacing GL 8B), which extends the temporary wind down period to December 5,...more

Barnea Jaffa Lande & Co.

Evaluating National Security Aspects of Foreign Investments: Between National Security and Economic Uncertainty

Foreign investments in Israel have skyrocketed in recent years. By the end of 2020, foreign residents’ direct investments in Israel exceeded USD 185 billion, nearly a 15% increase over 2019.   Foreign investments offer...more

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EU: sixth package of sanctions against Russia

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On June 3, 2022, the European Union (EU) published its sixth package of sanctions against Russia. The new sanctions prohibit the import of crude oil and petroleum products from Russia, de-SWIFT 3 Russian banks, ban the...more

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Freedom Fund: Looking Towards a Financial NATO

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Wiley of counsel Adam M. Teslik is joined by Matthew C. Klein, Jordan Schneider, and Dr. David Talbot, authors of Foreign Policy article “Only a Financial NATO Can Win the Economic War,” to take a closer look at the issues...more

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The War in Ukraine and the Consequences for the European Gas Market: New Russian Sanctions a Tit for Tat? Not Quite

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European energy companies face unprecedented uncertainty as a result of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. As noted in our last White Paper, many countries have progressively imposed increasingly significant sanctions on Russia...more

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UPDATED Canadian Sanctions Targeting Russia, Belarus and Separatist Territories in Ukraine Expanded - June 2022

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On February 21, 2022, Russia formally recognized the purported independence of two regions in Eastern Ukraine, Donetsk and Luhansk. The next day it ordered Russian troops into the separatist-occupied territories, and the...more

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OFAC Russia Related Sanctions Update: ‎June 2022‎

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On June 2, 2022, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”) issued Russia-related General License (“GL”) 25B, GL 36, GL 37, and GL 38....more

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U.S. Sanctions and Export Controls Against Russia Continue Expansion as Efforts to Target Sanctions Evasion Come into Clearer...

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As the Russian invasion of Ukraine enters its fifth month, the United States continues to enact economic measures to discourage Russia from continuing hostilities, as well as impair their military operations in the country. ...more

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The EU shifts focus to sanctions enforcement, asset recovery and confiscation

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Over the last three months, the EU has imposed unprecedented sanctions against Russia and Belarus in response to the war in Ukraine (see our dedicated collection here). While adopting further sanctions is getting ever more...more

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Canada’s Parliament Debates Addition of Property Confiscation Provisions to Sanctions Legislation

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In this post we describe the parts of Bill C-19 that, if passed into law by Parliament, will introduce a property confiscation regime into the Special Economic Measures Act and the Sergei Magnitsky Law....more

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The Latest Developments on Canada’s Sanctions on Russia

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In this post we look at the latest sanctions-related developments relating to the invasion of Ukraine. These restrictions are in addition to those already imposed in relation to Russia, Belarus and Ukraine under the Special...more

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Amendments to the Law of Ukraine “On sanctions” allowing assets’ seizure came into force as of May 24, 2022. Certain implications...

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On March 3, 2022 the Ukrainian Parliament passed the Law of Ukraine “On Grounds for Expropriation of Assets of the Russian Federation and its Residents in Ukraine” (the Seizure law), allowing for the seizure of Russia-linked...more

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Russia Restrictions Could Be a Blueprint for U.S. Response if China Invades Taiwan

On May 23, 2022, President Joe Biden, when asked whether the United States would get involved militarily if China invaded Taiwan, answered firmly, “Yes. That’s the commitment we made.” As the world watches the war in Ukraine,...more

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UPDATED Canadian Sanctions Targeting Russia, Belarus and Separatist Territories in Ukraine Expanded - May 2022

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On February 21, 2022, Russia formally recognized the purported independence of two regions in Eastern Ukraine, Donetsk and Luhansk. The next day it ordered Russian troops into the separatist-occupied territories, and the...more

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Paris Arbitration Week Overview: Pathways to Justice and Peace for Ukraine

On March 31, 2022, as part of the 2022 Paris Arbitration Week, Shearman & Sterling LLP and the Ukrainian Arbitration Association co-hosted a conference on “International Law and the War in Ukraine: The Path(s) to...more

Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP

Russia Sanctions Update - May 2022

Following the invasion of Ukraine by Russia, the UK, EU and US have all responded by announcing significant sanctions in respect of Russia and Belarus. This briefing summarises the key developments since 25 April 2022 and...more

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The End of the China Initiative and the Future of U.S. Enforcement against Chinese Companies

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This communication constitutes the first of our series considering the U.S. enforcement trends relating to Chinese companies. This communication focuses on how the end of the China Initiative does not signal any change in the...more

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Biden Administration Eases Some Trump-Era Cuba Restrictions

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The U.S. Department of State announced on May 16, 2022, a series of measures aimed at supporting the Cuban people and independent Cuban entrepreneurs and loosening Trump-era restrictions that largely isolated the island and...more

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The Weekly Hill Update - May 2022 #3

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Below is this week’s congressional update by BakerHostetler’s Federal Policy team. We’ll continue to post in weeks when both chambers of Congress are in session....more

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New May 2022 Russian Counter-Sanctions: Key Points

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On 3 and 4 May 2022, the Russian President adopted two key edicts. The edicts clarify the application of certain provisions from prior presidential edicts (Nos. 81 and 95) and introduce new counter-measures against so-called...more

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OFAC Authorizes Transactions in Listed Sectors in Connection with Non-Regime Held Areas of Syria

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The Office of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”) issued General License (“GL”) No. 22 on May 12, 2022, authorizing transactions that are ordinarily incident and necessary to activities that occur in specified, non-regime held...more

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International Law Recourse for Potential Expropriation of Foreign Assets by Russia

With the continuing exit and suspension of operation of foreign entities in Russia, Russian State authorities are exploring retaliatory measures, including a regime for the nationalisation and forced sale of foreign assets. ...more

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Update: New Russian Decree Introduces Blocking Measures, Authorizes Government to Determine Designated Persons

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Russian President Vladimir Putin issued a decree listing several retaliatory special economic measures against legal entities and individuals, as well as organizations controlled by them, to be designated by the Russian...more

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