Doing Business in Iran Amid Increasing Sanctions
How U.S. Withdrawal From the Nuclear Deal is Impacting Trade and Trade Finance
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will guide U.S. and EU companies considering doing business in or with companies in Iran. The panel will review the reimposed U.S. sanctions and the impact on both U.S. and EU trade with Iran. The panel will discuss how to meet the evolving U.S. sanctions requirements and ensure effective compliance with the restrictions.
- U.S. new and reimposed sanctions
- U.S. supply reduction exceptions
- EU sanctions
- EU blocking regulation
- Termination of U.S. general licenses and licensing policies implemented under JCPOA
- Current U.S. general licenses and licensing policy
- EU/U.K. licensing policy
- Authorizations available under the EU blocking regulation
- Export controls and related issues
The panel will review these and other key issues:
- What business activities are permissible for U.S. companies concerning Iran?
- What business activities expose non-U.S. companies to U.S. secondary sanctions?
- What EU sanctions remain in place and is this likely to change post-BREXIT?
- What constraints does the new EU blocking regulation impose on EU companies, including companies owned or controlled by U.S. persons?
- Will the blocking regulation continue to apply to U.K. companies post-BREXIT?
- What steps should companies take to promote sanctions and export control compliance concerning Iran?
Mr. Butter advises clients on international trade compliance issues throughout the supply chain, in particular in... | Read More
Mr. Butter advises clients on international trade compliance issues throughout the supply chain, in particular in relation to EU and UK financial sanctions programs, export controls and customs requirements. He conducts internal investigations and audits for corporates into international trade, anti-bribery and corruption issues, implementing remedial actions to ensure appropriate controls are in place to minimize risk. He also manages regulatory investigations and enforcement proceedings and advises on customer and third party intake procedures to ensure compliance with financial sanctions, anti-bribery and corruption, and anti-money laundering requirements.Close
Barbara D. Linney
Baker & Hostetler
Ms. Linney advises U.S. and foreign clients across a broad spectrum of industries on international trade and business... | Read More
Ms. Linney advises U.S. and foreign clients across a broad spectrum of industries on international trade and business issues. She regularly advises clients on a wide-range of issues, including economic sanctions and trade embargoes administered by OFAC, the U.S. Department of State, Canada, the United Kingdom and the European Union; international export and import controls, including U.S. controls imposed by the AECA and the ITAR and export controls imposed by the EAR; the FCPA, the UK Bribery Act and other anti-corruption legislation, foreign investment review, and defense security. She is admitted to practice in Washington, DC, New York, Alberta, Canada and England and Wales.Close