EU Companies Dealing With Iran: Your Frequent Questions Answered by the Due Diligence Helpdesk

March 19, 2021 ACSS asked the EU Due Diligence Helpdesk to answer questions on this new initiative. Below are their answers. Disclaimer: The answers, views and opinions expressed in this article are...

The New U.K. and E.U. Global Human Rights Sanctions Regimes

February 3, 2021 By: Benoit Beaulieu, Content Writer, ACSS From the global pandemic, the Black Lives Matter movement, documented atrocities in Xinjiang and Myanmar, to repression in Hong Kong and...

British Sanctions Roundup: Brexit, OFSI, and the New UK Sanctions Landscape

January 24, 2021 By: Benoit Beaulieu, Content Writer, ACSS With negotiations between the U.K. and E.U. coming to a head just in the nick of time, members of the European business community eagerly...

Recent UK Case Studies: The Impact of US Sanctions on the Contractual Right to Withhold Payment and Key Compliance Takeaways

December 18, 2020 By: Miranda Hearn, Hill Dickinson LLP Disclaimer: This article does not constitute legal advice. Legal advice should be sought for each individual case taking into account its...

Rethinking the Applicability of Secondary Sanctions: Prohibited v. Sanctionable Activity

November 20, 2020 By: Amir Fadavi Ardekani, BNP Paribas* In recent times, the U.S. Government has not been shy about imposing sanctions on activities with no nexus to the U.S. in order to increase...

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The New U.K. and E.U. Global Human Rights Sanctions Regimes

February 3, 2021 By: Benoit Beaulieu, Content Writer, ACSS From the global pandemic, the Black Lives Matter movement, documented atrocities in Xinjiang and Myanmar, to repression in Hong Kong and Belarus, 2020 was a year that was unfortunately...

Recent UK Case Studies: The Impact of US Sanctions on the Contractual Right to Withhold Payment and Key Compliance Takeaways

Recent UK Case Studies: The Impact of US Sanctions on the Contractual Right to Withhold Payment and Key Compliance Takeaways

December 18, 2020 By: Miranda Hearn, Hill Dickinson LLP Disclaimer: This article does not constitute legal advice. Legal advice should be sought for each individual case taking into account its unique facts and circumstances. Sanctions can often...

Bill Browder, Keynote Speaker at the Launch of ACSS’ New York City Chapter, Gives an Exclusive Interview on the Future of Global Magnitsky Laws

Bill Browder, Keynote Speaker at the Launch of ACSS’ New York City Chapter, Gives an Exclusive Interview on the Future of Global Magnitsky Laws

October 29, 2020 By: Jack Walsh, Reporter, ACSS On October 13, 2020, ACSS launched the organization’s New York City Chapter with a virtual event hosted by Chapter Chair, Joseph Bognanno. The New York City Chapter has been created by the ACSS in...

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