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Important OFAC Iran FAQ Update provides clarity on US dollar processing and due diligence
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • Iran, USA
  • October 10 2016

On 7 October 2016 OFAC issued an update to its "Frequently Asked Questions Relating to the Lifting of Certain U.S. Sanctions Under the Joint

Aon Energy settles with OFAC after alleged sanctions violations
  • Locke Lord 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

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

This is a two part sanctions update

Insurance: economic sanctions against Iran
  • CMS
  • European Union, Iran, United Kingdom, USA
  • January 26 2016

The recent relaxation of sanctions against Iran opens up opportunities in a potentially significant market for London Market (re)insurers

New York widens its probe into possible Iran-related transactions by accredited reinsurers
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • Iran, USA
  • July 25 2013

As previously reported here, the New York Department of Financial Services ("DFS") began a string of investigations last month into possible

Four insurers subpoenaed as part of Iranian sanctions investigation; suspected of insuring foreign commodities trader accused of violating trade sanctions against Iran
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • Iran, USA
  • April 11 2014

The New York Department of Financial Services ("DFS") has issued subpoenas to four insurers as part of an ongoing probe into violations of U.S. trade

Irannotices begin to roll into the SEC
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • Iran, USA
  • 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

Suspension of U.S. and E.U. sanctions on insurance related to Iran’s petrochemical exports
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • European Union, Iran, USA
  • 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

Iran economic sanctions update
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • Iran, USA
  • 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

IFCPA potentially expands US sanctions against Iran to non-US insurers and reinsurers
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • Iran, USA
  • May 29 2013

President Obama signed the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013 into law in January 2013, which includes a section entitled the