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Yet another list to check: the foreign sanctions evaders
  • Bryan Cave LLP
  • Iran, Syria, USA
  • February 21 2014

On February 6, 2014 the Treasury's Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) added names to yet another list of entities that U.S

The U.S. follows through on temporary suspension of sanctions, as parties continue to negotiate over Iran’s nuclear program
  • Paul Hastings LLP
  • Iran, USA
  • January 21 2014

On January 20, 2014, the International Atomic Energy Agency ("IAEA") verified that Iran has begun to meet its obligations to curtail nuclear

President Obama issues executive order imposing additional Iran sanctions
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • Iran, USA
  • June 14 2013

On June 5, 2013, President Obama issued the Executive Order 13645 "Implementing Sanctions Set Forth in the Iran Freedom & Counter-Proliferation Act

OFAC gets hot, bothered on Iran and Cuba: how economic sanctions work today
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • Cuba, Iran, USA
  • May 7 2013

People who practice U.S. economic sanctions law like to talk about how sanctions are policy-oriented, or an engine of U.S. foreign policy. Whereas

Iran Task Force releases report on economic, political, and security issues
  • Covington & Burling LLP
  • Iran, USA
  • April 5 2013

This brief summary of The Atlantic Council's Iran Task Force report "Time to Move from Tactics to Strategy on Iran," was prepared by co-chair Stu

Report blames U.S. sanctions for medicine shortage in Iran
  • Bryan Cave LLP
  • Iran, USA
  • 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
  • Iran, USA
  • 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
  • Iran, USA
  • 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
  • Iran, USA
  • 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
  • Iran, USA
  • 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