• Decertifying the Iran Deal
    President Trump must make a decision prior to October 15th on the certification of the Iran Nuclear Deal or Joint Comprehensive Plan
  • New UN Security Council Sanctions and Current OFAC Sanctions on North Korea
    On September 12th 2017, the Security Council passed, in a unanimous 15-0 vote, new economic sanctions against North Korea. These sanctions added
  • OFAC Sanctions 271 Employees of Syria’s Scientific Studies and Research Center
    Yesterday (April 24, 2017), the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) designated 271 employees of Syria's Scientific Studies
  • President Obama Sanctions Russian Entities and Individuals for Tampering with Election
    On December 29, 2016, President Obama took action to expand the scope of the Department of the Treasury’s Cyber-related Sanctions Program to
  • Did Trump Violate the Cuba Sanctions?
    This morning at around 6:00 a.m., Newsweek broke a story that Donald Trump’s company may have violated the Cuban Assets Control Regulations
  • Eliminating Terrorist Financing Without Damaging Legitimate Transactions
    Eliminating Terrorist Funding while Enhancing Legitimate Commercial Transactions and Family Remittances There is consensus that financing terrorism, via the international financial system,
  • New OFAC Secondary Sanctions Against Hizballah
    OFAC Issues Secondary Sanctions for Foreign Banks Doing Business with Hizballah On April 14, 2016, the United States Department of the Treasury’s
  • A Closer Look at OFAC’s General License H
    General License H: OFAC’s New Authorizations Related to US Owned Foreign Subsidiaries Back in July (2015) the permanent members of the UN
  • North Korea’s Global Weapons Proliferation Network Targeted by OFAC Sanctions
    On December 8th, 2015, the Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) took aim at the North Korean government’s attempts to
  • OFAC Sanctions Prominent Japanese Yakuza Member
    On December 9th 2015, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) issued a press release designating Tadamasa