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US Executive Departments Issue Joint Sudan Business Advisory

The U.S. Departments of State, Treasury, Commerce, and Labor on May 23 issued an advisory for US businesses operating in Sudan, highlighting the growing risk to US businesses and individuals associated with conducting business with Sudanese State-Owned Enterprises (SOE), which are entirely controlled by Sudan’s

North Korea Cybersecurity

U.S. Government Issues North Korea IT Advisory

The U.S. Departments of the Treasury and State and the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) yesterday issued a joint advisory (the “Advisory”) on North Korean information technology (IT) workers informing the business community of the sanctions risks associated with recruiting and hiring individuals such as freelance

Sam Toossi quoted by Law360 on FARA case

Akrivis Law Group Partner Sam Amir Toossi was interviewed by Law360 regarding the DOJ’s case against Bijan Rafiekian, a former business partner of Michael Flynn, for alleged FARA violations. After trial in 2019, the court set aside the jury’s guilty verdict, a decision that subsequently overturned

U.S. Sanctions on Russia

Client Alert: Russia Sanctions Outlook

As a potential invasion of Ukraine by Russia appears increasingly likely, many are speculating about the potential for U.S. sanctions. Our Client Alert, written by Akrivis Law Group partners Farhad Alavi (Washington) and Sam Amir Toossi (New York), provides some key insights as to what

New York City

Akrivis Opens New York Office, Welcomes Litigation Partner

February 2, 2022 – Washington, DC based boutique law firm Akrivis Law Group, PLLC, known primarily for its economic sanctions and export controls practice, announced its expansion into New York with the opening of a new office in Manhattan.  The firm’s New York office will