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About Saam Borhani

Saam is the manager of Borhani & Pejman's OFAC sanctions practice department. He began his career on the defense team at the Special Court for Sierra Leone, working behind the scenes of one of the most important international criminal cases in a generation. With a graduate degree in international diplomacy in addition to his law degree, Saam has extensive skills in negotiation that he utilizes on behalf of his clients. Mr. Borhani has been recognized by several organizations as being among the leading young defense attorneys in California. He has been highlighted as a multi-year "Rising Star" in Super Lawyer Magazine, a distinction awarded to the top 2.5% of California attorneys. He regularly volunteers his time for speaking engagements at universities such as UCLA, community events, and places of worship.

What do OFAC’S new rules for Cuba travel mean for the travel industry?

By |July 26th, 2015|

Some of the most striking changes to the Office of Foreign Assets’ Cuba policy seem to be in the establishment of transportation connections with Cuba.

U.S. air carriers no longer need a specific license from OFAC to provide authorized services to and from Cuba. Such carriers need to secure approvals from other regulatory agencies such as […]

Introducing the Global Trade Laws Blog: Your source for analysis of U.S. trade sanctions law.

By |July 26th, 2015|

Our law firm welcomes you to We are a law firm devoted to navigating the fast moving developments of U.S. sanctions law. Our attorneys represent companies and individuals worldwide that are impacted by U.S. sanctions. Over the past couple of decades, sanctions have developed into an important tool of U.S. foreign policy. As their […]