Perspectives on Russia
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Economic sanctions turbulence continued virtually unabated in 2018 and into early 2019, making work for the sanctions experts both in and out of the US government.
The US Administration announced that it would be imposing sanctions on the Russian Government under the Chemical and Biological Weapons Control and Warfare Elimination Act of 1991 (CBW Act) over the use of a “Novichok” nerve agent in an attempt to assassinate UK citizen Sergei Skripal.
On May 20, 2018, Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin stated that the US was “putting the trade war on hold,” pending negotiations with China to reduce the US trade deficit and address certain acts, policies, and practices related to intellectual property rights.
Importers of known industries where North Korean forced labor is used, such as footwear, textiles, seafood, mining, pharmaceuticals, and logging, must exert caution or be prepared to face the consequences.
Government regulators have struggled to keep pace with entrepreneurs as they launch new cryptocurrencies and trading platforms, resulting in largely unregulated virtual currency exchanges.
What Are the Risks of Doing Business with the Russian Oligarchs List and the Russian Defense/Intelligence List?
At the end of January 2018, the Trump Administration took two actions related to the Russia/Ukraine sanctions program under the Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act of 2017 (CAATSA), the law that President Trump signed on August 2, 2017.
The Commerce Department released its redacted public version of the Section 232 reports on the effects of imports of steel and aluminum on national security.
International Trade Practice Group Leader Kay Georgi, Counsel Regan Alberda, and Associate Lamine Hardaway discussed economic sanctions under President Donald Trump in an article for The Current: The Journal of the PLI Press.
Right before the holidays, President Trump and his Administration took significant steps toward using economic sanctions to tackle international human rights abuses and corruption.
Peter Zeidenberg Speaks to PBS News Hour About President Trump’s Alleged Dictation of Russia Statement
Arent Fox White Collar & Investigations partner Peter Zeidenberg spoke to PBS News Hour about President Donald Trump’s alleged involvement in a recent statement by Donald Trump Jr.
On July 27, 2017, the Senate voted 98-2 to pass a bill, HR 3364, to impose additional sanctions on Russia, Iran, and North Korea.
Arent Fox White Collar & Investigations partner Peter Zeidenberg spoke to Bloomberg Law about Robert Mueller’s investigation into the alleged relationship between President Donald Trump’s campaign and Russia.
The 2017 edition of Legal 500 US has rated 50 Arent Fox LLP attorneys as national leaders in their field. In addition, 17 of the firm’s practice areas were ranked among the best in the country. Legal 500 highlighted Arent Fox’s extensive capabilities across a number of areas of the law.
Arent Fox partner and Government Relations practice group leader Jon Bouker participated in a discussion with a group of political observers.
An AB60 Driver’s License Doesn’t Establish, By Itself, Constructive Knowledge That Your Employee Is Unauthorized to Work in the US
California passed Assembly Bill 60 (AB60) which allows the Department of Motor Vehicles to issue a driver’s license to any person, which could include an undocumented person, who cannot establish their legal presence in the US but otherwise meets licensing requirements to drive a motor vehicle.
Iran and the United States, along with Russia, China, France, the UK, and Germany announced that they have reached an agreement on the key parameters for a Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action regarding the Iran nuclear program in exchange for the termination of certain sanctions.
Conference on Russia & Iran Sanctions, Internal Compliance Programs, Investment Controls, and Brexit
Arent Fox International Trade Group Leader Kay Georgi spoke at Studio Legale Padovan’s Conference on Russia & Iran Sanctions, Internal Compliance Programs, Investment Controls, and Brexit.