Why Boeing kept Iran dealings under the radar


Published in Almonitor.com

By Saam Borhani, Esq.
Barely a week after the Jan. 16 lifting of nuclear-related sanctions on Iran, Tehran hosted its first international business summit in years. The event, sponsored by the Centre for Aviation […]

Gazprom field hit by new US sectoral sanctions on Russia.

Last week saw further activity expanding US sectoral sanctions against Russian industry. The sanctions against Russia, developed as a reaction to the invasion of Crimea, differ from other American sanctions in that they target specific sectors of […]

Snapback and grandfathering old contracts. Treasury’s view of the issue made clear.

Much debate on the Iran Deal has centered around the utility of the “snapback” of sanctions in case Iran cheats. There is language in the JCPOA (Paragraph 37)  that has led some to believe that […]

Where are sanctions headed after the JCPOA?

Sanctions are in vogue. In an era when American military intervention has betrayed its limitations and the world is interconnected through trade, the concept of cutting off a bad actor from making money is the ultimate […]

OFAC issues a reminder to US small businesses about sanctions, by means of a $82,000 penalty.

For any American small businesses thinking that Iran is open for business without the need for sanctions compliance, OFAC just set the record straight.

The Office of Foreign Assets has stuck Massachussettes based Blue Robin, Inc. […]

What American companies need to know about the JCPOA.


If you read news reports both for and against the Iran Deal, you might just believe that the 35-year-old sanctions regime against Iran has evaporated and American business will be re-entering the country en masse. […]

The nuclear deal and U.S. business

Since the JCPOA was signed, international media has been overflowing with breathless accounts of big-name multinationals plotting their return to Iran. From Apple to Total to even McDonald’s, it seems like big business is ready […]

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

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 […]

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

Our law firm welcomes you to globaltradelaws.com. 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. […]

Will the nuclear deal ease Iranian-Americans’ banking woes?

Perhaps the most frustrating aspect of OFAC’s administration of Iran sanctions, for Iranian-Americans at least, has to do with banking restrictions. American citizens and residents of Iranian descent have reported frozen U.S. bank accounts, proceeds […]