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House Passes Bill to Bring Transparency to Iranian Finances
  • BuckleySandler LLP
  • Iran, USA
  • September 23 2016

On September 21, the House of Representatives voted to pass the Iranian Leadership Asset Transparency Act. This bill, HR 5461, would require the


“Egregious” Sale of Flower Seeds to Iran Shows No Sector is Immune from OFAC
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • Iran, USA
  • September 21 2016

On September 13, 2016, the Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) reached a $4,320,000 civil settlement with PanAmerican Seed


OFAC Settles with Illinois-based Company for Alleged Violations of the Iranian Transactions and Sanctions Regulations
  • BuckleySandler LLP
  • Iran, USA
  • September 16 2016

On September 13, OFAC announced a $4,320,000 settlement with an Illinois-based company to resolve allegations that it violated the Iranian


Repealing of the Iran Direction in the British Virgin Islands
  • Harneys
  • British Virgin Islands, Iran, United Kingdom
  • August 30 2016

The Financial Investigation Agency (the FIA) in the British Virgin Islands gave a direction (the BVI 2009 Direction) on 18 December 2009 under


HM Treasury publishes advisory notice on AMLCTF controls in high risk overseas jurisdictions
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Syria, Uganda, United Kingdom, Vanuatu, Yemen, Iraq, Laos, Myanmar, North Korea, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Afghanistan, Algeria, Angola, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Guyana, Iran
  • August 10 2016

In response to the Financial Action Taskforce's (FATF) February 2016 statements on 4 April 2016, HM Treasury updated its advisory notes on high-risk


Iran: Sanctions risks unlikely to significantly increase in next two years
  • Control Risks
  • European Union, Iran, USA
  • August 2 2016

16 July 2016 marks six months since Implementation Day, when UN, US and EU nuclear-related sanctions against Iran were simultaneously suspended. This


Iran Monthly Update - June 2016
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Canada, Global, India, Iran, Russia, South Korea, USA
  • June 29 2016

This update aims to provide a brief overview of key developments which have occurred in Iran during the past month and to highlight areas of future


Medical Device Company Settles with OFAC on Iran Sanctions Charges
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • Iran, USA
  • June 28 2016

After an uncharacteristic lull in the release of enforcement notices, the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC


OFAC imposes civil penalty for export of medical supplies to Iran
  • BuckleySandler LLP
  • Iran, USA
  • June 24 2016

On June 23, OFAC announced a $107,691.30 settlement with a North Carolina-based medical device company for apparent violations of the Iranian


Corporate Crime & Investigations Update - 13 May 2016
  • Addleshaw Goddard LLP
  • Brazil, France, Greece, Iran, Nigeria, North Korea, Panama, Peru, Portugal, Russia, United Kingdom, USA
  • May 13 2016

The former president of Brazil, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, has been accused of playing a key role in a huge corruption scandal involving state-oil