Executive Order Issued on Ethiopian Sanctions

On September 17, 2021, U.S. President Joseph Biden issued an Executive Order entitled “Imposing Sanctions on Certain Persons With Respect to the

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U.S. Issues Executive Order, Imposes New Sanctions on Russia

On August 20, 2021, U.S. President Joe Biden signed a broad executive order (E.O.) authorizing additional steps against Russia for "specified harmful

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OFAC Amends Terrorism List Governments Sanctions Regulations

On May 20, 2021, in a final rule, the U.S. Department of Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) amended the Terrorism List Governments

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U.S. Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) Amends Regulations on Somalia Sanctions

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U.S. President Biden Signs Executive Order Authorizing New Russia Sanctions

On April 15, 2021, U.S. President Joe Biden signed a broad executive order (E.O.) authorizing new sanctions against Russia for "specified harmful foreign

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Executive Order Issued on Situation in Myanmar (Burma)

On February 11, 2021, U.S. President Joe Biden issued an Executive Order regarding “Blocking Property with Respect to the Situation in Burma.”

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OFAC Announces Inflation Adjustment for Certain Civil Monetary Penalties

On September 2, 2020, the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) issued an interim final rule announcing an inflation adjustment for Civil Monetary

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OFAC Announces Sanctions on Turkey

On June 5, 2020, the U.S. Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) issued a final rule implementing sanctions against Turkey originally published in

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OFAC Announces Sanctions over Crimea

On January 29, 2020, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) announced the imposition of sanctions on eight

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Executive Order Issued on Iranian Sanctions

On January 10, 2020, U.S. President Donald Trump issued Executive Order “Imposing Sanctions with Respect to Additional Sectors of Iran.”  This Order

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OFAC Updates General Licenses

On November 5, 2019, the U.S. Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) published a notice amending General License 34A “Authorizing Transactions Involving

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OFAC Removes Sanctions on Turkey

On October 23, 2019, the U.S. Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) announced the removal of the sanctions imposed on October 14, 2019 in the Executive

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Executive Order Issued on Situation in Syria

On October 14, 2019, President Donald Trump issued an Executive Order “Blocking Property and Suspending Entry of Certain Persons Contributing to the

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OFAC Imposes Additional Sanctions on Iran

On June 24, 2019, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) imposed additional sanctions on Iran in order to implement

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OFAC Issues ‘A Framework for OFAC Compliance Commitments’

On May 2, 2019, the U.S. Department of Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) published a “framework” for compliance commitments associated

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