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Recent UK Case Studies: The Impact of US Sanctions on the Contractual Right to Withhold Payment and Key Compliance Takeaways

December 18, 2020 By: Miranda Hearn, Hill Dickinson LLP Disclaimer: This article does not constitute legal advice. Legal advice should be sought for each individual case taking into account its unique facts and circumstances. Sanctions can often times be practically...

Rethinking the Applicability of Secondary Sanctions: Prohibited v. Sanctionable Activity

November 20, 2020 By: Amir Fadavi Ardekani, BNP Paribas* In recent times, the U.S. Government has not been shy about imposing sanctions on activities with no nexus to the U.S. in order to increase its global crack down. The imposition of these so-called ‘secondary...

Bill Browder, Keynote Speaker at the Launch of ACSS’ New York City Chapter, Gives an Exclusive Interview on the Future of Global Magnitsky Laws

October 29, 2020 By: Jack Walsh, Reporter, ACSS On October 13, 2020, ACSS launched the organization’s New York City Chapter with a virtual event hosted by Chapter Chair, Joseph Bognanno. The New York City Chapter has been created by the ACSS in order to serve, inform,...

The First Successful INSTEX Transaction Sends Medical Goods To Iran

April 10, 2020 By: Anna Sayre, Director of Content, ACSS On March 31, 2020, France, Germany, and the U.K. confirmed concluding their first INSTEX transaction between the E.U. and Iran, by successfully exporting medical goods to the Middle Eastern country. Though the...

The Blocking Statute – Deciphering its Provisions, How to Handle the EU/US Conflict, and Actions to Date

March 31, 2020 By: Jack Walsh, Content Writer, ACSS A 2018 annex to the E.U. Blocking Statutehas created a formidable compliance dilemma for European companies that wish to cease business operations in Iran. Enacted to mitigate the effect of reinstated U.S. sanctions...

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