German Minister of Economics suggests revising EU and German merger control regulations to enable the creation of European champions – and keeps FDI options on the table to prevent acquisitions by non-European players
On July 17, the Department of State communicated to Congress that Iran remains in compliance with its obligations under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), the nuclear agreement reached over Iran’s nuclear program by the world’s major powers that went into effect in January 2016.
On 24 November 2014, the P5+1 countries (China, France, Germany, the Russian Federation, the United Kingdom, and the United States) agreed with Iran to continue negotiations regarding Iran’s nuclear-related activities and to extend the Joint Plan of Action (JPOA) that suspended a limited number of economic sanctions against Iran. The JPOA originally went into effect
On Friday, 18 July, the P5+1 countries (China, France, Germany, the Russian Federation, the United Kingdom, and the United States), supported by the European Union, agreed with Iran to extend the Joint Plan of Action (JPOA) that suspended some economic sanctions against Iran as part of the overall talks regarding Iran’s nuclear related activities. The JPOA originally
On 23 November 2013 the United States, United Kingdom, Germany, France, Russia, and China facilitated by the European Union (the P5+1), reached an interim agreement with Iran (Iran Agreement or Agreement). While this agreement may ease sanctions in certain limited areas in the future, the provisions of the Agreement must be implemented by the United
This alert provides an update regarding U.S. sanctions against Iran. As noted in our numerous prior updates, the United States continues to expand U.S. sanctions against Iran. Read: “Iran sanctions developments“
President Obama has signed an Executive Order expanding the U.S. Treasury Department’s authority to regulate the conduct of certain foreign entities even when they are not physically or financially present in the United States. The May 1 Order targets foreign entities that (1) have violated, attempted to violate, conspired to violate, or caused a violation
The United States and European Union have continued to impose or propose additional sanctions and restrictive measures targeting certain dealings with Iran or with designated persons and entities. These developments include: (1) a recent decision by the Council of the European Union (EU) to require financial messaging providers to discontinue communication services to certain Iranian financial institutions, which