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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Executive Order Issued on Belarusian Sanctions

On August 9, 2021, U.S. President Joseph Biden issued an Executive Order entitled “Blocking Property of Additional Persons Contributing to the Situation

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UN Security Council Extends South Sudan Arms Embargo

On May 28, 2021, in a press release, the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) announced the renewal of “the arms embargo, travel ban and assets freeze

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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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DDTC Issues Guidance on CAATSA Sanctions Imposed on Turkey

On December 14, 2020, the U.S. Department of State’s Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC) issued guidance on the sanctions imposed on Turkey’s

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EU Expands Covid-19-Related Humanitarian Aid Guidance

On November 16, 2020, in a press release, the European Commission announced the expansion of the guidance on COVID-19-related humanitarian aid. The

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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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The European Union (EU) Council Adopts Framework for Sanctions Concerning Turkey

On November 11, 2019, the Council of the European Union issued Council Decision (CFSP) 2019/1894 “concerning restrictive measures in view of Turkey's

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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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