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Iran Sanctions: Steering a course through difficult waters
  • HFW
  • USA, European Union, Iran
  • August 30 2018

President Trump's announcement on 8 May 2018 that the US would withdraw from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) set the EU and US on


The US sanctions against Iran could start a war in the European commercial courts
  • Stewarts
  • USA, European Union, Iran
  • August 29 2018

The reimpositions of US sanctions against Iran may be designed to be aggressive while remaining a fair distance short of actual war, but violent


The EU backs the Iran nuclear deal
  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
  • USA, European Union, Iran
  • August 29 2018

On 7 August 2018, the European Council implemented a revised blocking statute (the "EU Blocking Statute") in direct response to President Trump's


UK Foreign Secretary calls for further EU sanctions against Russia
  • Baker McKenzie
  • USA, Russia, United Kingdom, European Union
  • August 28 2018

UK Foreign Secretary, Jeremy Hunt, started his three-day visit to the US the week of 20 August by calling on the EU to follow the US in imposing


What the EU-Japan Trade Deal Means for In-house Counsel
  • Association of Corporate Counsel
  • USA, European Union, Global, Japan
  • August 20 2018

How should law departments prepare for the deal that will affect approximately 600 million people and a third of the global economy?


US Sanctions and the EU Blocking Regulation: “Catch 22”
  • Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy LLP
  • USA, European Union, Iran
  • August 17 2018

On May 8, 2018, the President of the United States of America (the “U.S. President”) announced the withdrawal of the United States from the Joint


EU Blocking Statute Takes Effect to Counter US Re-Imposed Sanctions on Iran
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA, European Union, Iran
  • August 10 2018

In response to President Trump’s Executive Order re-imposing certain Iran-related sanctions, summarized in our recent post, the EU has expanded the


The updated EU Blocking Statute: a shield from US sanctions?
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • USA, European Union, Iran
  • August 9 2018

On 8 May 2018, the US announced that it was withdrawing from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) and would re-impose all US sanctions that


United States re-imposes certain Iran-related sanctions after 90-day wind-down period; EU responds with updated EU Blocking Regulation
  • White & Case LLP
  • USA, European Union, Iran
  • August 9 2018

On August 6, 2018, the United States introduced Executive Order 13846 to re-impose mainly secondary sanctions targeting Iran. In response to the US


EU Responds to the Snap-Back of US Sanctions Against Iran: Between a Rock and a Hard Place
  • Latham & Watkins LLP
  • USA, European Union
  • August 9 2018

In light of the EU’s recent amendments to its long-standing blocking measure, EU operators will need to weigh the consequences of failing to comply