Preventing Iran from obtaining nuclear weapons capability remains one of the United States’ preeminent national security objectives,. Thus, the United States and its allies have increasingly turned to economic sanctions as a...more
Mandatory requirements cover actions of issuers' foreign subsidiaries and affiliates.
On August 10, 2012, section 219 of the Iran Threat Reduction and Syria Human Rights Act of 2012 (the Act), 112 P.L. 158, added new...more
The United States continues to impose additional layers of sanctions on Iran. The rate of change and complexity of U.S. sanctions laws present challenges, particularly where these sanctions have extraterritorial effect on the...more
Grace period through March 8 provided to foreign subsidiaries to wind down Iranian transactions.
On December 26, 2012, the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) amended the Iranian...more
On December 26, 2012 the Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control ("OFAC") published a final rule amending the Iranian Transactions and Sanctions Regulations, 31 C.F.R. part 560 (the "ITSR"), to implement...more
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