U.K. Ban on Transactions with Iranian Banks

Fulbright Briefing By Lista M. Cannon , David M. Harris and Nicola Kelly In the latest wave of sanctions targeting Iran, the U.K. has taken steps independently of the UN Security Council and EU regulations to cut off all ties with Iranian banks. The new sanctions apply to all persons operating in...

Iran Sanctions Update: European Union Imposes Further Restrictive Measures Against Iran, With More to Follow

Fulbright Briefing Lista M. Cannon , David M. Harris and Nicola Kelly In further developments since our briefing of 28 November 2011,[1] the Council of the European Union has decided that a further 143 entities and 37 individuals will be subject to restrictive measures concerning Iran. The decision...

The United States and Other Nations Expand Sanctions Against Iran

Fulbright Briefing Stephen M. McNabb , Marsha Z. Gerber , Stefan Reisinger and Mary Beth Balhoff On November 21, 2011, the United States announced three measures designed to enhance sanctions on Iran. The President issued an Executive Order authorizing the Secretary of State to impose sanctions on...