UN Approves Toughest Sanctions on North Korea in 20 Years

By Edith M. Lederer, The Associated Press, Published on ABC News on March 2, 2016 The U.N. Security Council unanimously approved the toughest sanctions on North Korea in two decades on Wednesday, reflecting growing anger at Pyongyang’s latest nuclear test and rocket launch in defiance of a ban on all nuclear-related activity. [Read more]

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897L16_header Focus on North Korea and Myanmar: Staying Abreast of Changing Sanctions Landscape at: ACI’s 9th Advanced Conference on Economic Sanctions Enforcement & Compliance April 27-28, 2016 Westin DC City Center, Washington, DC This session will review recent developments and illustrate the legal and practical challenges for sanctions compliance in the context of these two contrasting programs – one on the rise and one on the decline. As to North Korea, what is left to sanction and would it make any difference. As to Burma, most sanctions have been relaxed but have the authorizations achieved the desired results. If not, why not? North Korea
  • OFAC prohibitions
  • Licensing requirements under the Export Administration Regulations
  • US Import restrictions
  • Recent legislative initiatives
Burma (Myanmar)
  • Prohibitions
  • General licenses
  • Compliance challenges
  • Reporting obligations
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