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Iran economic sanctions update

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • Iran, USA
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  • January 31 2014

The United States has maintained economic sanctions against Iran consistently since 1979, with only a brief relaxation of the restrictions in the

Suspension of U.S. and E.U. sanctions on insurance related to Iran’s petrochemical exports

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • European Union, Iran, USA
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  • December 16 2013

On November 24, Iran entered into a Joint Plan of Action with the United States, China, the Russian Federation, France, Germany, and the United

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

Irannotices begin to roll into the SEC

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
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  • Iran, USA
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  • February 12 2013

A number of companies have filed IRANNOTICEs on EDGAR with the SEC (thanks to Broc Romanek for pointing this out). The notices reference disclosures

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

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer 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

A consensus emerges on Iranian sanctions: compliance may be easier for global insurers

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • Iran
  • -
  • July 30 2010

The enactment of the Comprehensive Iran Sanctions, Accountability and Divestment Act of 2009 (the "Iran Sanctions Act"), signed by President Obama in the first week of July, threatened the status quo regarding the insurance and reinsurance by international insurance firms of risks relating to the Iranian petroleum industry, including cargos of oil and petrochemical equipment

Impact of foreign sanctions on ship financiers and insurers in Singapore

  • Rodyk & Davidson LLP
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  • Iran, Singapore
  • -
  • April 29 2011

The case of The "Sahand" has drawn attention to the measures taken by Singapore in response to the international sanctions and assets freezing orders by the United States, the European Union and the United Nations

Aon Energy settles with OFAC after alleged sanctions violations

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • Iran, USA
  • -
  • 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

EU sanctions against Iran - extended for insurers, reinsurers and brokers

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • European Union, Iran
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  • April 2 2012

The EU's on-going concern about Iran's nuclear program has led to the implementation of further measures designed to bring economic pressure to bear upon the Iranian regime

Insurance: Iran sanctions

  • CMS Cameron McKenna
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  • European Union, Iran
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  • October 23 2012

Last week saw the Council of the EU strengthen its position on Iran in the wake of similar US measures over the summer