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On February 6, 2019, the Treasury Department published in the Federal Register  a current list of countries which require or may require participation in, or cooperation with, an international boycott (within the meaning of section 999(b)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986). On the basis of the best information currently available to Treasury, the following countries require or may require participation in, or cooperation with, an international boycott (within the meaning of section 999(b)(3)…

On May 16, 2018, the Department of the Treasury published in the Federal Register, in accordance with section 999(a)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (IRC), a current list of countries which require or may require participation in, or cooperation with, an international boycott (within the meaning of section 999(b)(3) of the IRC). On the basis of the best information currently available to Treasury, the following countries require or may require participation in, or…

On May 10, 2018, the Department of State published in the Federal Register a notice [Public Notice: 10407] that a determination has been made that a number of foreign persons have engaged in activities that warrant the imposition of measures pursuant to Section 3 of the Iran, North Korea, and Syria Nonproliferation Act (the “Act”; Pub. L. 109–353).

On May 10, 2018, the Federal Register published Presidential Notice of May 9, 2018 – Continuation of the National Emergency With Respect to the Actions of the Government of Syria, which continues for an additional year the national emergency first declared on May 11, 2004 in Executive Order (EO) 13338. EO 13338 authorized the blocking of property of certain persons and prohibited the exportation or reexportation of certain goods to Syria. The national emergency was modified in scope and relied upon for additional steps taken in EO 13399 of April 25, 2006, EO 13460 of February 13, 2008, EO 13572 of April 29, 2011, EO 13573 of May 18, 2011, EO 13582 of August 17, 2011, EO 13606 of April 22, 2012, and EO 13608 of May 1, 2012.

On May 26, 2017, the Department of State published in the Federal Register a determination and certification [Public Notice: 10006] to Congress that the following countries are not cooperating fully with United States antiterrorism efforts: Eritrea, Iran, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK, or North Korea), Syria and Venezuela The determination and certification were made under section 40A of the Arms Export Control Act.