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Iran: Open for Business on November 25?

There have been many mixed signals on the current status of the nuclear negotiations between Iran and the five permanent UN Security Council members and Germany.  Some say the deal is almost done, others say there may be an extension.

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Posted in Compliance, Corporate, Iran, OFAC, Sanctions

US Sanctions More Iran-Related Entities

The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) made a sweeping set of designations on dozens of entities related to Iranian networks on Friday (August 29).  These include banks and individuals, including the following: 1. Asia

Posted in Compliance, Corporate, Iran, OFAC, Russia, Sanctions

Phase in of the Russia Sanctions Program: How it Really Impacts Business

As can be expected and as is surely the case with other firms who practice sanctions law, Russia is becoming a larger part of our every day work.  Granted, the sanctions regime against Russia following the Crimea and Ukraine crises

Posted in Corporate, OFAC, Russia, Sanctions

Billion Dollar U.S. Energy Investment in Iran?

For those of us who regularly read the headlines about Iran, there was a particularly interesting one that stuck out today – one (reported by the Tehran Times and reposted by other media) about a U.S. company in Southern California

Posted in Corporate, Iran, OFAC, Sanctions

U.S. Issues Guidance for Implementation of Iran/P5+1 Geneva Joint Plan of Action

The U.S. Departments of the Treasury and State yesterday issued a joint official statement titled in response to Iran’s agreement with the five permanent members of the United Nations Security Council and Germany (the “P5+1”) in November 2013  in Geneva

Posted in Corporate, Iran, OFAC, Sanctions

What Kind of Sanctions Relief will Iran be Getting Now?

Farhad Alavi Akrivis Law Group, PLLC, Washington, DC Alas, Iran and the P5+1 (the five permanent members of the United Nations Security Council and Germany) finally reached a temporary agreement in the early hours of Sunday Geneva time on Iran’s nuclear

Posted in Corporate, Iran, OFAC, Sanctions

Who is Trading with Iran?

An interesting headline just caught my eye – especially after having been in the Middle East less than a month ago. CNBC’s article, quoting a hospitality industry CEO was that “everybody is doing business with Iran.”  The CEO heads the Abu

Posted in Corporate, Sanctions
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