Recent enforcement actions brought by the U.S. Government against non-U.S. banks for violations of U.S. sanctions laws demonstrate the need for financial institutions, particularly those that act as custodians or financial...more
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
As 2013 begins, the United States has reiterated its commitment to countering the threat posed by Iran by passing new legislation, issuing new regulations and guidance, and bringing into effect new requirements to increase...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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