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Brown Rudnick Alert: US Sanctions On Iran “Snap Back”: What Does It Mean?

On May 8, 2018, President Trump announced that the United States would cease implementing the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (“JCPOA”), triggering a re-imposition of certain previously suspended sanctions on Iran. Much of the immediate impact of this ...

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The Spark Behind Iran’s Unrest: Millions of Defrauded Investors

Protests over losses at loosely regulated credit institutions, which have hit millions of Iranians, smoldered through 2017, The Wall Street Journal reported. The resentment exploded…and provided the spark that set off the most sustained unrest in Ira ...

Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 01/12/2018 - 00:15 - 0 comments

Restive Iran Reeling from Ailing and Stagnating Economy

Inflation has fallen, the economy is finally growing after years of recession and, thanks to the easing of some international sanctions, Iran’s crude oil is once again being sold overseas, the Irish Times reported. But many in the Islamic Republic be ...

Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 01/03/2018 - 01:12 - 0 comments

Iran Eyes ‘Bad Bank’ To Mop Up Toxic Loans

Iran’s central bank is preparing to set up a “bad bank” to cleanse its financial system of a vast pile of toxic loans after studying the models used by other countries, such as Sweden, Japan and South Korea. The plans were part of an array of reform meas ...

Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 03/10/2016 - 00:24 - 0 comments

British Regulators Help Iranian Banks Come In From The Cold

Top UK regulators are trying to help three Iranian-owned banks reintegrate into the financial system after years of international sanctions — by deploying a unit designed to aid start-ups, the Financial Times reported. The UK-based Iranian lenders wo ...

Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 01/31/2016 - 19:25 - 0 comments

Protection of Foreign Investments in Iran

In light of the anticipated lifting of most international sanctions against Iran in 2016, this Cleary Gottlieb Alert Memo sets forth possible avenues for securing protection under Iran’s investment treaties. Given the specificities of these regimes, a d ...

Resource Article - twallace@abiwor... - 01/29/2016 - 14:26 - 0 comments - 0 attachments

Iran's Future Bank Appeals Bahrain Decision To Take It Over

An Iranian-owned bank based in Bahrain has appealed a decision by local authorities to place it in administration, in a case showing the vulnerability of Iran's business interests in the Gulf as political tensions rise, Reuters reported. In a letter ...

Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 05/13/2015 - 22:27 - 0 comments

Iran State Gas Company Faces Collapse, Hit by Sanctions

Iran's national gas company said it is facing collapse, the latest sign of deepening economic distress from international sanctions as Tehran seeks urgent relief in talks with world powers, The Wall Street Journal reported. The chief executive o ...

Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 11/19/2013 - 00:21 - 0 comments

Iran Group To Bid For Troubled French Refinery

Iranian group Tadbir Energy will submit a bid for the Petit-Couronne oil refinery from insolvent owner Petroplus at a court hearing on Tuesday, French daily Le Figaro said, without citing its sources. Tadbir Energy, a unit of the Imam Khomeini foundation ...

Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 12/04/2012 - 22:26 - 0 comments

China Weighs Tariffs on Some U.S. Exports as Tensions Rise

China unexpectedly ratcheted up pressure on the United States in a widening trade dispute on Sunday evening, taking steps toward imposing tariffs on American exports of automotive products and chicken meat in retaliation for President Obama’s decision la ...

Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 09/14/2009 - 08:09 - 0 comments

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