This Executive Order, issued on January 2, 2015, expands the scope with which the Treasury Department may impose sanctions designations against North Korean entities and individuals. It was issued concurrently with Treasury designations of 10 North Korean officials and 3 North Korean entities, shortly after the U.S. accused North Korea of responsibility for the Sony Pictures hack.
Executive Order 13687 - Imposing Additional Sanctions with Respect to North Korea
sanctions, executive order, cyber warfare, Sony Pictures hack, Treasury Department
Friday, January 2, 2015