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Accounting, Trust and Corporate Formation, and Management Consulting Services Ban On May 8, 2022, the US Department of Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”), in consultation with the US Department of State, issued a Determination Pursuant to Section 1(a)(ii) of Executive Order 14071 (“EO 14071 Determination”) determining that the prohibitions under Section (1)(a)(ii) of Executive Order (“EO”) 14071 (our previous blog regarding EO 14071 can be found here) shall apply to accounting, trust and…

On April 14, 2022, the US Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security (“BIS”) announced that it had added an additional ten aircraft to its list of aircraft that have recently flown into Belarus or Russia in apparent violation of the Export Administration Regulations (“EAR”) (the “List”). Among these 10 aircraft are seven Belarusian owned/operated commercial aircraft. BIS also revised the tail numbers of 32 aircraft already on the List to account for the…

On March 8, 2022, the White House issued a new Executive Order, “Prohibiting Certain Imports and New Investments with Respect to Continued Russian Federation Efforts to Undermine the Sovereignty and Territorial Integrity of Ukraine” (“Energy-Related EO”), that, among other things, bans the import into the United States of certain Russian-origin energy products and new investments in the Russian energy sector. A new import, export, and investment ban on additional Russian sectors will be addressed via…

As flagged in our initial blog, the US Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security (“BIS”) published on February 24, 2022 a public inspection copy of a final rule (“Final Rule”), effective immediately (subject to a very limited savings clause), that implements a sweeping series of export control measures under the Export Administration Regulations (“EAR”) against Russia. The press release regarding these new controls can be found here. The controls are a result of multi-laterally coordinated efforts…