|After the UK Brexit referendum of 23 June the implications on the political, economic and legal relations between the UK and the EU have been discussed from many angles. But what about...|
Extension of Iran Sanctions Negotiations
On 24 November 2014, the P5+1 countries (China, France, Germany, the Russian Federation, the United Kingdom, and the United States) agreed with Iran to continue negotiations regarding Iran’s nuclear-related activities and to extend the Joint Plan of Action (JPOA) that suspended a limited number of economic sanctions against Iran. The JPOA originally went into effect for a six-month period beginning 20 January 2014, and was initially scheduled to expire 20 July 2014. The JPOA commitments were extended until 24 November 2014, but the parties have not yet reached a final agreement. The parties have agreed to extend the negotiations until 1 July 2015, with the expectation that a consensus on terms should be reached by 1 March 2015. The parties expect to reconvene discussions in December 2014.
The Department of Energy (DOE) recently published its revised Part 810 Guidance on compliance with the amended Part 810 Regulations on nuclear export controls (10 C.F.R. Part 810). The 2015 ...24 June 2016
FinCEN Designates North Korea as a Jurisdiction of Primary Money Laundering Concern, Triggering Additional Due Diligence Requirements for Financial Institutions
Pursuant to the North Korea Sanctions and Policy Enhancement Act of 2016’s requirement that the Secretary of the Treasury determine whether North Korea is a jurisdiction of...16 June 2016