Iran Sanctions Resources for International Regulation & Compliance

President Trump Decertifies Iran Deal, Outlines New Approach
Ed Krauland, Brian Egan, Anthony Rapa, John London, and Evan Abrams
October 16, 2017
A Detailed Look at the Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act
Peter Jeydel, Brian Egan, Meredith Rathbone, Judy Wang, Jack Hayes, Alexis Early, and Alexandra Baj
August 10, 2017
Congress Flexes Sanctions Muscles: Bills Target Iran, Russia, and Others
Ed Krauland, Brian Egan, Alexis Early, Peter Jeydel, Brady Cassis
June 14, 2017
How Terror Group Label For IRGC Could Impact Iran Deal
Anthony Rapa
April 4, 2017, Law360
Waive Goodbye: How Trump Might Attack the Iran Deal
Anthony Rapa
February 17, 2017, Law360
New US Sanctions on Iran: More of the Same, But Tensions Are Rising
Peter Jeydel, Ed Krauland, Meredith Rathbone, Anthony Rapa, and Alexis Early
February 3, 2017
“Egregious” Sale of Flower Seeds to Iran Shows No Sector is Immune from OFAC
Peter Jeydel, Ed Krauland, and Meredith Rathbone
September 21, 2016
OFAC Brings Rare Reporting Enforcement Action Against MasterCard
Anthony Rapa, Claire Blakey, and Edward Krauland
March 29, 2016
JCPOA Implementation Day Ushers in Extensive, but Still Risk-Fraught, Iran Sanctions Relief
Ed Krauland, Meredith Rathbone, Stephen Heifetz, Jack Hayes, Anthony Rapa, Alexis Early, Bibek Pandey, Maury Shenk, and Guy Soussan
January 21, 2016
Historic Accord to Contain Iran’s Nuclear Program: Significant but Complex Sanctions Relief
Ed Krauland, Anthony Rapa, Bibek Pandey, Jack Hayes, Stephen Heifetz, Meredith Rathbone, Alexis Early, Andy Irwin, Richard Battaglia, Maury Shenk, Jeffrey Cottle, Helen Aldridge, and Guy Soussan
July 20, 2015
New Bill Provides for Congressional Review of Nuclear Agreement with Iran
Anthony Rapa, Bibek Pandey, Jack Hayes, Edward Krauland, and Meredith Rathbone
June 1, 2015
UK Judgment Establishes Government’s Liability for Damages for Sanctioning Bank Mellat
Maury Shenk, Helen Aldridge, Ed Krauland, Anthony Rapa, Guy Soussan, and Meredith Rathbone
May 15, 2015
Schlumberger Settlement: Lessons Learned
Jack Hayes, Peter Jeydel, Ed Krauland, Meredith Rathbone, and Anthony Rapa
April 9, 2015
Commerzbank $1.45B Settlement: OFAC Continues Scrutinizing Foreign Banks
Edward J. Krauland, Meredith Rathbone, Jack R. Hayes, Anthony Rapa, Alexis J. Early, and Peter E. Jeydel
March 24, 2015
A Look at the 1st Damages Award Related to EU Sanctions
Guy Soussan and Dr. Eike Helbig
December 12, 2014, Law360
OFAC, State Department Impose Sanctions Targeting Iran-Related Activity
Edward Krauland, Meredith Rathbone, Jack Hayes, and Anthony Rapa
September 11, 2014
US and EU Extend Limited Iran Sanctions Relief
Edward Krauland, Meredith Rathbone, Richard Battaglia, Jeffrey Cottle, Guy Soussan, Maury Shenk, Alexandra Baj, Jack Hayes, Anthony Rapa, and Bibek Pandey
July 28, 2014
OFAC Targets Deceptive Financial Transactions Through Civil Enforcement and Foreign Sanctions Evader Designations
Ed Krauland, Meredith Rathbone, Jack Hayes, Anthony Rapa
March 6, 2014
OFAC Expands General License Authorizing Exports of Personal Communications Tools to Iran
Edward Krauland, Michael Gershberg, Anthony Rapa
February 10, 2014
US and EU Implement Limited Relaxation of Economic Sanctions Against Iran
Edward J. Krauland, Meredith Rathbone, Richard J. Battaglia, Guy Soussan, Jeffrey W. Cottle, Maury Shenk, Jack R. Hayes, Anthony Rapa
January 22, 2014
Another Major Sanctions Settlement by a Foreign Bank: Royal Bank of Scotland Pays $100 Million to Federal and New York State Regulators
Edward J. Krauland, Meredith Rathbone, Jack R. Hayes, Tom Best, Peter Jeydel
December 19, 2013
Weatherford Settlements
Integrated FCPA and Trade Controls Enforcement Actions Highlight the Importance of Integrated Compliance, Suggest Expanding SEC Enforcement Efforts
Edward J. Krauland, Lucinda A. Low, Tom Best, Jack R. Hayes
December 9, 2013
The Iran Nuclear Deal: What it May Mean for US Economic Sanctions
Edward J. Krauland, Meredith Rathbone, Jeffrey W. Cottle, Maury Shenk, Guy Soussan, Jack R. Hayes, Peter Jeydel, Anthony Rapa
November 27, 2013
New York Department of Financial Services Settles for $250 Million with Asian Bank and Targets Reinsurers for US Sanctions Law Compliance
Edward J. Krauland, Meredith Rathbone, Jack R. Hayes, Alexandra E.P. Baj
July 10, 2013
Effective July 1, 2013: Executive Order 13645, Implementing the Iran Freedom and Counter-Proliferation Act of 2012 and Authorizing New Iran Sanctions
Edward J. Krauland, Meredith Rathbone, Jack R. Hayes, Anthony Rapa
July 1, 2013
OFAC Issues General License Authorizing the Export to Iran of Services, Software, and Hardware Incident to the Exchange of Personal Communications
Edward J. Krauland, Meredith Rathbone, Jack R. Hayes, Anthony Rapa
June 4, 2013
US Sanctions on Iran: 2012 Year in Review
Anthony Rapa, Amy J. Lentz, Peter Jeydel, Edward J. Krauland, Meredith Rathbone
February 25, 2013
EU General Court Annuls EU Sanctions Imposed Against Bank Saderat
Helen Aldridge, Edward J. Krauland, Anthony Rapa, Meredith Rathbone, Maury Shenk, Guy Soussan
February 21, 2013
OFAC Amends ITSR to Implement ITRA and Executive Order 13622
Edward J. Krauland, Anthony Rapa, Meredith Rathbone
January 7, 2013
Congress Sets Stage for Expanded Sanctions against Iran under the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013
Edward J. Krauland, Anthony Rapa, Meredith Rathbone
January 3, 2013
Implementation of Enhanced EU Sanctions Targeting Iran
Edward J. Krauland, Anthony Rapa, Meredith Rathbone, Maury Shenk, Guy Soussan
January 3, 2013
UK and Japanese Banks Settle US Sanctions and Money Laundering Violations
Edward J. Krauland, Meredith Rathbone, Maury Shenk
December 21, 2012
EU Expands Sanctions against Certain Iranian Industries
Jack R. Hayes, Edward J. Krauland, Anthony Rapa, Guy Soussan
October 19, 2012
Foreign Subsidiaries of US Corporations Now Fully Subject to Iranian Sanctions
Jack R. Hayes, Edward J. Krauland, Meredith Rathbone
October 11, 2012
Standard Chartered Bank Settles Sanctions Allegations with New York Regulators
Alexandra E.P. Baj, Edward J. Krauland, Meredith Rathbone
August 24, 2012
NY's 1st Stab At Standard Chartered Bank
Alexandra E.P. Baj, Edward J. Krauland, Meredith Rathbone
August 17, 2012, Law360
President and Congress Take Further Steps to Expand Iran Sanctions with New Legislation and Executive Order
Alexandra E.P. Baj, Jack R. Hayes, Edward J. Krauland, Meredith Rathbone
August 14, 2012
Standard Chartered Bank Accused of Prohibited Dealings with Iran
Alexandra E.P. Baj, Edward J. Krauland, Meredith Rathbone
August 9, 2012
United States Imposes Additional Sanctions against Iran, Targets Iranian Entities Circumventing International Sanctions
Jack R. Hayes, Edward J. Krauland, Meredith Rathbone
July 19, 2012
A Closer Look At ING's $619M Settlement
Edward Krauland, Meredith Rathbone, Guy Soussan, Julia Court Ryan, Jack Hayes, Shannon MacMichael, Elisabeth Page, and Maury Shenk
July 3, 2012, Law360
EU Terminates (Re)Insurance for Iranian Petroleum Imports, Purchases, or Transport on July 1, 2012
Jack R. Hayes, Edward J. Krauland, Guy Soussan
June 29, 2012
Department of State Announces Seven Further Country Waivers on Petroleum Transactions with Iran
Jack R. Hayes, Edward J. Krauland, Meredith Rathbone
June 18, 2012
ING Bank to Pay $619 Million Fine in Largest Ever US Economic Sanctions Penalty
Jack R. Hayes, Edward J. Krauland, Meredith Rathbone, Maury Shenk, Guy Soussan
June 18, 2012
New Executive Order Targeting Foreign Evaders of US Economic Sanctions Against Iran and Syria
Jack R. Hayes, Edward J. Krauland, Anthony Rapa, Meredith Rathbone
May 3, 2012
New Sanctions Target Companies Providing Information Technologies to Syria and Iran for Perpetration of Human Rights Abuses
Edward J. Krauland, Meredith Rathbone
April 26, 2012
Presidential Determination Paves Way for Sanctions on Foreign Government-Owned Banks Involved in Petroleum Transactions with Iran
Jack R. Hayes, Edward J. Krauland, Anthony Rapa, Meredith Rathbone, Maury Shenk
April 3, 2012
EU Implements Enhanced Sanctions against Iran and the Syrian Regime
Jack R. Hayes, Edward J. Krauland, Meredith Rathbone, Guy Soussan
March 30, 2012
OFAC's New Guidance On Software Exports To Iran
Edward J. Krauland, Julia Court Ryan, and Michael T. Gershberg
March 29, 2012, Law360
OFAC Issues Guidance on Exports of Personal Communications Services and Software to Iran
Edward J. Krauland
March 26, 2012
EU Decision Leads to SWIFT Disconnect of Iranian Financial Institutions
Edward J. Krauland, Meredith Rathbone, Maury Shenk, Guy Soussan
March 20, 2012
Examining OFAC Guidance on NDAA Iran Sanctions
Edward J. Krauland, Meredith A. Rathbone, and Richard Verma
March 5, 2012, Law360
OFAC Issues Guidance on Iranian Sanctions Set Forth in Section 1245 of 2012 National Defense Authorization Act
Jack R. Hayes, Edward J. Krauland, Anthony Rapa, Meredith Rathbone, Maury Shenk
February 20, 2012
New US Sanctions on the Government of Iran and Iranian Financial Institutions
Jack R. Hayes, Edward J. Krauland, Meredith Rathbone, Guy Soussan
February 7, 2012
EU Enhances Sanctions, Targeting Iranian Petroleum, Petrochemical, and Financial Sectors
Jack R. Hayes, Edward J. Krauland, Meredith Rathbone, Guy Soussan
January 27, 2012
State Department Sanctions Three Entities under Iran Sanctions Act, Including First Chinese Company
Jack R. Hayes, Edward J. Krauland, Meredith Rathbone
January 17, 2012
New Iran Sanctions Threaten Foreign Banks’ Access to the United States, Impose Strict Measures on Financial System of Iran
Jack R. Hayes, Edward J. Krauland, Meredith Rathbone
January 4, 2012
US, UK, Canada Announce New and Expanded Iran Sanctions Increasing Risks to Persons Conducting Business with Iran
Jack R. Hayes, Edward J. Krauland, Meredith Rathbone
November 23, 2011
OFAC Implements Sanctions on Seven Persons Under the Iran Sanctions Act
Edward J. Krauland
November 15, 2011
OFAC Enforcement Update
Jack R. Hayes, Edward J. Krauland, Meredith Rathbone
November 9, 2011
New EU Sanctions Against Iran
Edward J. Krauland, Guy Soussan
November 17, 2010
First Imposition of Sanctions by United States under Iran Sanctions Act of 1996
Jack R. Hayes, Edward J. Krauland
October 13, 2010
OFAC Issues New Iranian Financial Sanctions Regulations
Jack R. Hayes, Edward J. Krauland, Meredith Rathbone
August 26, 2010
OFAC Identifies 21 Entities Owned or Controlled by the Government of Iran
Edward J. Krauland
August 5, 2010
New European Sanctions on Iran Target Insurance, Oil and Gas Goods and Services
Edward J. Krauland, Guy Soussan
August 3, 2010
New US, UN, and European Sanctions on Iran
Eric C. Emerson, Jack R. Hayes, Edward J. Krauland, Anthony Rapa
June 28, 2010
House, Senate Pass New Iran Sanctions Legislation
Ed Krauland and Anthony Rapa
February 26, 2010