On September 20, 2018, President Trump issued a new CAATSA-related Executive Order (EO) titled, “Authorizing the Implementation of Certain Sanctions Set Forth in the Countering America’s
Adversaries Through Sanctions Act” and an accompanying frequently asked question. This EO provides authority to the Secretary of Treasury to take certain actions to implement certain
sanctions under the Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act, as amended (CAATSA) and the Ukraine Freedom Support Act of 2014, as amended (UFSA).