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Report blames U.S. sanctions for medicine shortage in Iran

  • Bryan Cave LLP
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  • Iran, USA
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  • February 12 2013

A report just released by the Woodrow Wilson Center faults U.S. sanctions for critical shortages in medicines in Iran. Although there is, in theory

United States steps up its targeting of non-U.S. companies doing business with Iran

  • Thompson Hine LLP
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  • Iran, USA
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  • January 16 2013

Recently enacted U.S. sanctions continue a trend of pursuing non-U.S. companies that do business in Iran. A new statute recently signed into law, the

New US sanctions in FY 2013 National Defense Authorization Act expand on trend to apply pressure on third country business with Iran

  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
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  • Iran, USA
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  • January 15 2013

On January 2, 2013, President Obama signed a law significantly expanding existing US economic sanctions against Iran and targeting non-US third

Expanded sanctions against Iran continue unabated in the new year

  • Wiley Rein LLP
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  • Iran, USA
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  • January 11 2013

On January 2, 2013, President Obama signed the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013 (NDAA 2013), which included expanded sanctions

New sanctions legislation mandates public disclosure and investigation of certain activities involving Iran, SDNs

  • Alston & Bird LLP
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  • Iran, USA
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  • November 19 2012

On August 10, 2012, President Obama signed the Iran Threat Reduction and Syria Human Rights Act of 2012 (the “Act”), which includes a wide array of amendments to the Iran Sanctions Act of 1996 (ISA), the Comprehensive Iran Sanctions, Accountability and Divestment Act of 2010 (CISADA) and other measures designed to prohibit transactions with Iran and persons or entities listed on the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control’s Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons List (SDNs

U.S. sanctions on Iran extended: U.S. companies now liable if foreign affiliates have business dealings with Iran

  • Miller Canfield PLC
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  • Iran, USA
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  • November 12 2012

The recently enacted Iran Threat Reduction and Syria Human Rights Act of 2012 (ITRSHRA) holds U.S. companies liable if foreign affiliates they own or control conduct business with Iran

Increasing ‘extraterritorial’ application of U.S. trade control laws to non-U.S. businesses

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • Iran, USA
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  • November 6 2012

The U.S. Government has strengthened economic sanctions against Iran and has increasingly enforced these laws against third-country companies that do business with Iran

New Iran regs: boon for lawyers; bane for exporters

  • Bryan Cave LLP
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  • Iran, USA
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  • October 24 2012

The Office of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”) has taken the old Iran sanctions regulations, torn them up, thrown them away and issued a new set of regulations, now remonikered, for good measure, as the Iranian Transactions and Sanctions Regulations (“ITSR,” pronounced Its-er, as in “It’s Er Huge Mess.”

OFAC publishes new Iran embargo regulations

  • Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
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  • Iran, USA
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  • October 23 2012

Yesterday, the U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”) published a new version of the United States’ principal set of embargo and economic sanctions regulations regarding Iran

New U.S. and EU sanctions against Iran

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • European Union, Iran, Syria, USA
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  • October 17 2012

President issues Executive Order implementing Iran Threat Reduction and Syria Human Rights Act of 2012; results in application of Iran sanctions to foreign subsidiaries of U.S. companies