Tag Archives: Belgium

The More the Merrier – New FDI Control Regimes in the EU

Introduction This publication provides an overview of important additions and changes to foreign direct investment (“FDI”) control regimes in Europe, which impose regulatory obligations on M&A transactions: Belgium, Ireland, the Netherlands, Slovakia and Sweden.   The number of new and revised FDI control regulations across many jurisdictions has been increasing in response to geopolitical tensions … Continue Reading

OFAC Announces Settlement With BCC Corporate SA

On 17 November, OFAC announced a settlement agreement with BCC Corporate SA (BCCC), a Belgium-based credit card issuer and corporate service company, in connection with 1,818 violations of the Cuban Assets Control Regulations occurring between April 2009 and February 2014. During this time, BCCC was a wholly owned subsidiary of Alpha Card Group, which in … Continue Reading

Trade Talk – Week in Review (21-25 March 2016)

Early last week, President Barack Obama visited Cuba, the first U.S. executive to do so in 90 years, before concluding his trip abroad in Argentina.  The President’s historic stop was overshadowed by the terrorist attack in Brussels.  This week, President Obama will host the Nuclear Security Summit in Washington, on the margins of which he … Continue Reading

Trade Talk: Week in Review – 30 November to 4 December 2015

Congress reconvened last Monday after a week-long recess for the US Thanksgiving holiday.  There are several priority – or “must pass” – bills facing lawmakers.  Only a limited number of legislative working days, however, remain before the first session of the 114th Congress concludes, which is expected to be no later than 18 December 2015.… Continue Reading