US extends South Sudan & malicious cyber activity sanctions for 1 year

shutterstock_198276725.jpgSouth Sudan:

In April 2014, the US adopted Executive Order (EO) 13664, which declared a national emergency in respect of South Sudan (for activities that threatened the peace, security, or stability of South Sudan and the surrounding region). That EO imposed a number of asset freezing measures and travel restrictions.

On 27 March 2018, US President Trump extended for 1 year the sanctions contained in EO 13664 by continuing the national emergency as declared. White House Notice here.

Significant Malicious Cyber-Enabled Activities:

In April 2015, the US adopted EO 13694 (as amended by EO 13757, December 2016), which declared a national emergency in respect of those engaging in ‘Significant Malicious Cyber-Enabled Activities” (malicious cyber-enabled activities originating from, or directed by persons located, in whole or in substantial part, outside the US). That EO imposed a number of asset freezing measures and travel restrictions.

On 27 March 2018, US President Trump extended for 1 year the sanctions contained in EO 13694 by continuing the national emergency as declared. White House Notice here.

This entry was posted in Cybersanctions, South Sudan, USA by Maya Lester QC. Bookmark the permalink.

About Maya Lester QC

Maya Lester QC has a wide ranging practice in public law, European law, competition law, international law, human rights & civil liberties. She has a particular expertise in sanctions. As the most recent (2016) Chambers & Partners directory put it, she "owns the world of sanctions". She spent 2011-12 in New York at Columbia Law School lecturing and writing on sanctions. She represents and advises hundreds of companies and individuals before the European and English courts and has acted in most of the leading cases, including Kadi, Tay Za, Central Bank of Iran, NITC and IRISL.

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