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United States increases sanctions against Iran
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • Iran, USA
  • July 13 2012

On 12 July 2012, the United States Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control made some important shipping-related changes to its Iran sanctions regime


Insurance: Iran sanctions
  • CMS Cameron McKenna
  • European Union, Iran
  • 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


Iran Sanctions Update: Council Regulation (EU) No. 9612010
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • European Union, Iran
  • October 28 2010

ContextThe EU Council Decision of 26 July 2010 was only immediately effective against those to who it was addressed, i


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


California Department of Insurance settles suit over Iran investments
  • Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP
  • Iran, USA
  • February 6 2012

On January 27, the California Department of Insurance (“DOI”) issued a news release that it had reached a settlement in its lawsuit that sought to require insurers to disclose investments in companies doing business with Iran


EU sanctions against Iran - extended for insurers, reinsurers and brokers
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, Iran
  • 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


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

This is a two part sanctions update


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


US sanctions and foreign insurers: will Iran soon be open for business?
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • Global, Iran, USA
  • June 9 2015

For the past five years, non-US insurers have faced a growing array of US-Iran "secondary sanctions". Most non-US insurers are keenly aware of the


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