Obama Issues Executive Order Blocking Property of Persons Engaging in Significant Malicious Cyber-Enabled Activities

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Author: 

Bruce Zagaris

Date Published: 

Thursday, April 9, 2015

Volume: 

31

Issue: 

4

Subject Areas: 

Computer Crimes
Cybercrime
Data Privacy
Economic Espionage
Economic Sanctions
Freezing of Assets
Office of Foreign Assets Control
Sanctions

Abstract: 

On April 1, 2015, U.S. President Barack Obama, pursuant to the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. § 1701)(IEEPA), the National Emergencies Act (50 U.S.C. § 1601 et seq.) (NEA), section 212(f) of the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1952 (8 U.S.C§1182(f), and 3 U.S.C. § 301), issued an Executive Order (E.O.) blocking the property and interests in property of persons who engage in malicious cyber-enabled activities that have the purpose or effect of causing any of the following problems...