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Sanctions update

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • European Union, Iran, Libya, Syria, United Kingdom, USA
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  • May 13 2011

This is a two part sanctions update

New regulations target non-U.S. financial institutions with ties to Iran

  • Sidley Austin LLP
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  • Iran, USA
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  • August 20 2010

On August 16, 2010, the U.S.Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) issued the Iranian Financial Sanctions Regulations (IFSR) to implement the Comprehensive Iran Sanctions Accountability, and Divestment Act (CISADA), enacted on July 1, 2010

Aon Energy settles with OFAC after alleged sanctions violations

  • Locke Lord LLP
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  • Iran, USA
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  • February 15 2011

Aon International Energy, Inc. ("Aon Energy") has entered a $36,000 settlement with the Office of Foreign Assets Control ("OFAC") after allegations that the broker violated the Iranian Transactions Regulations

New York Department of Financial Services looks at non-US reinsurers’ compliance with Iran sanctions law

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
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  • Iran, USA
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  • July 2 2013

For a state regulator, the New York Department of Financial Services ("DFS" or the "Department") has demonstrated an unusual interest in enforcing

New U.S. sanctions may target overseas insurers and reinsurers of Iranian oil industry

  • Wiley Rein LLP
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  • Iran, USA
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  • September 29 2009

The revelation of Iran's second underground uranium enrichment plant and that country's test firing of two long-range missiles have reinvigorated the Iran sanctions bills introduced in Congress in April

Federal legislative update Iran sanctions

  • Jorden Burt LLP
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  • Iran, USA
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  • December 22 2009

A recent bill passed by the U.S. House of Representatives that expands U.S. economic sanctions targeted at Iran’s refined petroleum resources could have significant implications for the insurance and reinsurance industry

New Iran sanctions cover insurers and reinsurers

  • Jorden Burt LLP
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  • Iran, USA
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  • July 20 2010

HR 2194, the Comprehensive Iran Sanctions, Accountability and Divestment Act of 2010 ("CISADA") (bill text and bill summary) was passed by Congress on June 24, 2010 and signed into law by President Obama on July 1, 2010

New Iran sanctions target petroleum and financial services industries

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • Iran, USA
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  • July 1 2010

Both the petroleum industry and financial services industry need to closely examine their international operations in light of new Iranian sanctions that will be signed into law today by President Barack Obama

New financial regulations take aim at Iran

  • Wiley Rein LLP
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  • Iran, USA
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  • August 17 2010

If a bank, insurance company, broker or other financial institution does international business, it should carefully examine new regulations that came into effect on August 16, 2010

Lloyd's Market drafts exclusion to ensure compliance with Iran sanctions

  • Locke Lord LLP
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  • Iran, USA
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  • August 23 2010

As previously reported in this blog, President Obama signed into law the Comprehensive Iran Sanctions, Accountability and Divestment Act of 2010 (the "Iran Sanctions Act") in July, following the less stringent sanctions passed earlier by the U.N