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Fulbright Seminar: M&A in 2011: Cross-Border Transactions
Posted on 12 Oct 2011 by Norton Rose Fulbright

By: John C. Boehm, Jr. , Tim C. Bruinsma , Laura J. McMahon and Andrius R. Kontrimas View Media Download the seminar below and join in listening to a discussion of issues in cross-border transactions, including mergers and acquisitions... Read More

Fulbright Briefing : New Business Opportunities Expected, but Are Troubling Times Also Ahead for Investors in Libya?
Posted on 7 Sep 2011 by Norton Rose Fulbright

By: Richard Hill , Stefan John Ricketts , James Rogers and Ben Smith Regime change will inevitably open doors to lucrative business opportunities for foreign investors in Libya, particularly in relation to Libya's oil reserves, the largest... Read More

Fulbright Briefing: U.K. Ban on Transactions with Iranian Banks
Posted on 1 Dec 2011 by Norton Rose Fulbright

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... Read More

Fulbright Briefing: EU Expands Sanction Regime to Target Syrian Industry
Posted on 22 Sep 2011 by Norton Rose Fulbright

By: Lista M. Cannon and David M. Harris In response to the escalation in the level of violence perpetrated by the current Syrian regime against its people, the EU has recently implemented additional measures directly targeted at depriving the... Read More

Fulbright Briefing - OFAC Issues New General Licenses Authorizing Additional Transactions Under the Libyan and Syrian Sanctions Orders
Posted on 13 Sep 2011 by Norton Rose Fulbright

By: Stephen M. McNabb , Marsha Z. Gerber , Stefan Reisinger and Mary Beth Balhoff On September 9, 2011, the U.S. Department of Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control ("OFAC") issued new general licenses authorizing additional... Read More

Fulbright Alert : OFAC Issues New Libyan General Licenses Authorizing Trade with NOC and the Government of Libya
Posted on 21 Sep 2011 by Norton Rose Fulbright

On September 19, 2011, the U.S. Department of Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control ("OFAC") continued to ease the sanctions imposed on Libya by issuing new General Licenses No. 7A and No. 8. In general, the new licenses allow U... Read More

Fulbright Briefing : Libya: Companies Wanting to Compete for New Business Opportunities with the TNC Should Begin Taking Steps Now
Posted on 31 Aug 2011 by Norton Rose Fulbright

By: Stefan Reisinger , Marsha Z. Gerber and Stephen M. McNabb With forces loyal to the Libyan Transitional National Council ("TNC") appearing to control the streets of Tripoli and to be battling the last remaining vestiges of Qadhafi's... Read More

Fulbright Alert : The United States Imposes Significant New Sanctions Against Syria; European Union May Soon Follow Suit
Posted on 25 Aug 2011 by Norton Rose Fulbright

By Stephen M. McNabb , Marsha Z. Gerber , Stefan Reisinger and Gwen Shirl Green President Barack Obama yesterday signed an Executive Order imposing significant new sanctions against Syria that will vastly curtail the ability of U.S. companies... Read More

Fulbright Briefing : The United States and Other Nations Expand Sanctions Against Iran
Posted on 1 Dec 2011 by Norton Rose Fulbright

By: 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... Read More