|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...|
Update on sanctions related to the Democratic Republic of the Congo
In response to recent violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), the United States has taken steps to expand the sanctions that were initially imposed against targeted persons in the DRC in October 2006. While these sanctions do not target the geographic territory (i.e., the DRC as a whole is not subject to sanctions), they do prohibit transactions with certain designated persons. These actions reflect the continued trend of the U.S. government to utilize such measures to penalize actors contributing to severe instability and violence.
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