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US Government Publishes List of Cuban Goods and Services Eligible for Importation into the...

On Friday, February 13, 2015, the US State Department published on its website the “Section 515.582 List,” which describes the Cuban goods and services...

EU Foreign Affairs Council reaffirms willingness to strengthen Libyan sanctions

At today's meeting of the European Foreign Affairs Council ("FAC"), the EU reiterated its readiness to designate "spoilers of the dialogue process in line with the...

U.S. Commerce Department Imposes Licensing Requirement on Exports/Reexports to Crimea

The U.S. Commerce Department’s Bureau of Industry and Security (“BIS”) is issuing a final rule amending the Export Administration Regulations, 15 C.F.R. Part 730 et seq. (“EAR”), to...

Russia looks to target “undesired” foreign organizations

It was reported on Tuesday, January 20, 2015, by RIA Novosti (the Russian state news agency) that the Russian State Duma has adopted at...

EU Foreign Affairs Council holds “in-depth discussion” on EU-Russia relations

EU relations with Russia were the subject of an "in-depth discussion" during yesterday's meeting of the EU Foreign Affairs Council (the "Council"), according to...

U.S. Government Relaxes Comprehensive Embargo of Cuba

On January 15, 2015, the U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”) and the U.S. Commerce Department’s Bureau of Industry and Security...

Sanctions against Crimea and Sevastopol: how far do they go?

On 18 December 2014, the European Union significantly extended its trade sanctions in relation to Crimea and Sevastopol. Regulation 1351/2014 ("the Regulation") amends Regulation 692/2014 as...

US Government Issues New Executive Order Targeting North Korea

On 2 January 2015, US President Barack Obama issued a new Executive Order (“the Order”) authorizing the imposition of additional sanctions targeting the Democratic People’s Republic...

U.S. Government Imposes Comprehensive Sanctions against Crimea

Effective 19 December 2014, President Obama issued an Executive Order that (i) imposes comprehensive sanctions on the Crimea region of Ukraine (“Crimea”), which has been occupied...

The EU strengthens sanctions against Crimea and Sevastopol

Council Regulation (EU) No 1351/2014 (the "New Regulation") enters into force today, 20 December 2014, and introduces substantial sanctions against Crimea and Sevastopol as the...

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