On May 21, 2018 the United States president signed an executive order prohibiting certain transactions with the government of Venezuela. The order restricts transactions involving debt owed to the Venezuelan government.

Source: WhiteHouse.gov

According to law firm Akin Gump, the new prohibitions target three categories of transactions:

The purchase of any debt owed to the government of Venezuela, including accounts receivable
Any debt owed to the government of Venezuela that is pledged as collateral after the effective date of the...

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