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Sanctions Monthly Update – September 1, 2021

Course Duration: 10 minutes
Course Points: 10

In this month’s Sanctions Update, international sanctions lawyer Nicholas W. Turner, Of Counsel, Steptoe & Johnson LLP summarises the latest developments around economic sanctions in August, including:

  1. Updates on developments in Afghanistan
  2. Postponing of measures to incorporate the Anti-Foreign Sanctions Law into the Hong Kong law
  3. Belarus-related co-ordinated sanctions
  4. Potential developments in Australia following an announcement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  5. Two OFAC settlements targeting foreign financial institutions operating in the UK and Romania

Sanctions Monthly Update – August 5, 2021

Course Duration: 7 minutes
Course Points: 5

International sanctions lawyer Nicholas W. Turner, Of Counsel, Steptoe & Johnson LLC provides a round-up of the latest developments around economic sanctions in July and early August.

In this monthly update, as of August 4, 2021, Nick covers:

  1. The developments around the US-China relationship, especially relating to Hong Kong
  2. New sanctions by the US government in Cuba under the Global Magnitsky Act
  3. SDNs designated in Syria and Myanmar in July by the OFAC
  4. Key learnings from two settlements issued by the OFAC in July relating to a Swedish manufacturer and an online payments company in the US.

Sanctions Monthly Update – July 12, 2021

Course Duration: 10 minutes
Course Points: 10

International sanctions lawyer, Nick Turner, Of Counsel with Steptoe and Johnson LLP provides a monthly round-up of the recent developments in economic sanctions in June and early July 2021.

Updates covered by Nick:

  • Passage of the Anti-Foreign Sanctions Law by the National People’s Congress Standing Committee in China
  • US government package on Xinjiang related measures focused on the solar industry and Withhold Release Order issued by the Customs and Border Protection
  • Updates on coordinated sanction on Belarus including sectoral sanctions imposed by the European Union
  • New set of sanctions imposed by the UK, European Union, Switzerland and the US on Myanmar
  • General licenses issued by OFAC in June for Covid-19 relief specifically in Venezuela, Iran and Syria

Sanctions Monthly Update – June 4, 2021

Course Duration: 10 minutes
Course Points: 10

International sanctions lawyer, Nick Turner, Of Counsel with Steptoe and Johnson LLP provides a monthly round-up of the recent developments in economic sanctions in May 2021.

Updates covered by Nick:

  • Amendment to Executive Order 13959 around Communist Chinese Military Companies (CCMCs)
  • Co-ordinated action from the US and European Union expected against Belarus
  • The State Administrative Council (SAC) of Myanmar and 16 related individuals sanctioned by OFAC
  • Report issued by the US Treasury Department under section 5B of the Hong Kong Autonomy Act
  • Opinion from the Advocate General of the EU Court of Justice on the interpretation of the EU Blocking Statute in the context of US secondary sanctions on Iran

Sanctions Monthly Update – May 6, 2021

Course Duration: 10 minutes
Course Points: 10

International sanctions lawyer, Nick Turner, Of Counsel with Steptoe and Johnson LLP provides a monthly round-up of the recent developments in economic sanctions in April and the first week of May 2021. 

Learn about:

  • Preliminary injunction in favour of Chinese company Luokung Technology
  • Russia-related sanctions package under Executive Order 14024 and Directive 1
  • Sanctions on Myanmar military entities
  • UK government’s Anti-Corruption Sanctions Regime
  • Recent OFAC sanctions enforcement cases
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