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Iran opportunities require careful consideration

  • Wiley Rein LLP
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  • China, France, Germany, Iran, Russia, United Kingdom, USA
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  • January 27 2014

The nuclear agreement with Iran, called the "Joint Plan of Action," went into effect on January 20, and the U.S. government recently offered guidance

Iran sanctions relief creates opportunities

  • Wiley Rein LLP
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  • Iran, USA
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  • November 25 2013

Over the weekend, Iran and the so-called P51 nations (China, France, Germany, Russia, United Kingdom, and the United States) reached a deal for

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

President signs Iran Threat Reduction and Syria Human Rights Act of 2012

  • Wiley Rein LLP
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  • Iran, Syria, USA
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  • August 16 2012

On August 10, 2012, President Obama signed the Iran Threat Reduction and Syria Human Rights Act of 2012 (the Act) that significantly tightens sanctions against Iran and companies that help Iran develop its energy resources or advance its nuclear program

U.S. Department of Treasury designates the Iranian Ministry of Intelligence and Security pursuant to anti-terrorism authority

  • Wiley Rein LLP
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  • Iran, USA
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  • February 16 2012

Amid the deteriorating diplomatic relationship between the United States and Iran, on February 16, 2012, the U.S. Department of Treasury announced the designation of the Iranian Ministry of Intelligence and Security (MOIS) for its support to terrorist groups, perpetration of human rights abuses against Iranian citizens and its role in supporting the Syrian regime's crackdown against the people of Syria

Senate Banking Committee approves act extending ISA sanctions and placing additional economic pressure on the Iranian government

  • Wiley Rein LLP
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  • Iran, USA
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  • February 7 2012

On February 2, the U.S. Senate Banking Committee approved by unanimous voice vote the Johnson-Shelby Iran Sanctions, Accountability and Human Rights Act of 2012

The United States and the European Union target Bank Tejarat for sanctions

  • Wiley Rein LLP
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  • European Union, Iran, USA
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  • January 24 2012

On January 23, 2012, the U.S. Department of Treasury, pursuant to Executive Order 13382, which prohibits transactions with and freezes the assets of weapons of mass destruction proliferators and their supporters, announced the designation of Bank Tejarat, Iran's third-largest bank for sanctions

Additional sanctions targeting Iran and financial institutions engaged with Iran - Section 1245 of the National Defense Authorization Act

  • Wiley Rein LLP
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  • Iran, USA
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  • January 11 2012

On December 31, 2011, the President signed into law H.R. 1540, the "National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2102" (NDAA or the Act

The United States, United Kingdom and Canada impose new sanctions on Iran

  • Wiley Rein LLP
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  • Canada, Iran, United Kingdom, USA
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  • November 29 2011

On November 20 and 21, 2011, the United States, United Kingdom and Canada announced coordinated sanctions on the Islamic Republic of Iran in response to the recently released International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) report detailing Iran's continued development of its nuclear weapons program

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