31 CFR 537.519 - Activities undertaken pursuant to certain pre-May 21, 1997 agreements.
Except as prohibited by § 537.201(a) with respect to persons whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to Executive Order 13448 of October 18, 2007, Executive Order 13464 of April 30, 2008, or Executive Order 13619 of July 11, 2012, or by § 537.203, U.S. persons are authorized to engage in any activity, or any transaction incident to an activity, undertaken pursuant to an agreement entered into prior to 12:01 a.m., eastern daylight time, on May 21, 1997, or pursuant to the exercise of rights under such an agreement, provided that the parties to the agreement include:
(a) The Government of Burma or a nongovernmental entity in Burma, and
(b) An entity organized under the laws of a foreign state.
The authorization contained in this section pertains to pre-May 21, 1997 contracts between foreign entities and either the Government of Burma or a nongovernmental entity in Burma. A parallel exemption for pre-May 21, 1997 contracts between U.S. persons and the Government of Burma or a nongovernmental entity in Burma is contained in § 537.210(d) and further explained in § 537.409.