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Overview of U.S. “Implementation Day” Sanctions Relief Under the JCPOA

This post provides you with a brief summary of the sanctions relief that the U.S. Government instituted on Implementation Day.

Lifting of Swiss sanctions against Iran following Implementation Day

As a consequence of the implementation of the JCPOA, Swiss sanctions against Iran will be lifted at the same time as those of the UN and the EU.

EU and US Sanctions Relief for Iran Under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action...

On January 16, 2016, the International Atomic Energy Agency certified that Iran had fulfilled its nuclear-related commitments under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action in order for the JCPOA’s “Implementation Day” to take effect. Accordingly, EU and US sanctions relief for Iran that was outlined in the JCPOA has simultaneously gone into effect.

Antitrust risk re-assessment in newly concentrated markets: practical ways to preserve freedom from investigation

The economic literature explains that most markets tend towards oligopoly over the longer term. This does not necessarily imply that competition is impaired.

Kuwait: Law regarding Electronic Transactions in force – introduction of a concept akin to...

In light of the recent technological developments in the field of communication based on the exchange of information through modern communication networks, the Kuwaiti national assembly recently issued Law No. 20 of 2014 (Regarding Electronic Transactions).

Corporate investigations: key issues for boards and in-house lawyers

With the steady increase of global regulation and enforcement across all industries in today's commercial world, the conduct by companies of independent and credible internal investigations is swiftly being recognised as a standalone area of expertise

European Union, United States, and Switzerland Move Forward on Sanctions Relief for Iran Following...

On 18 October 2015, Iran and the EU/E3+3 (China, France, Germany, the Russian Federation, the United Kingdom, and United States) began preparations to implement their respective commitments under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action related to Iran’s nuclear programme.

Switzerland to follow UN and EU in lifting nuclear-related economic and financial sanctions on...

On 21 October 2015 the Federal Council of Switzerland announced that it would also ease its sanctions measures on Implementation Day, in line with the UN and the EU.

Adoption Day sees EU adopt legislative framework to lift nuclear-related economic and financial sanctions

On 18 October 2015, Iran's Foreign Minister and the EU Foreign Policy Chief issued a joint statement announcing the official adoption of the "Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action" between Iran and the EU/E3+3 (China, the EU, France, Germany, Russia, the UK and the USA).

Algeria: New Code of Public Tenders

The new Code of Public Tenders, which had been approved on 22 July 2015 by the Council of Ministers, has finally been published in the Algerian Official Journal dated 20 September 2015 and will become effective three months after the date of publication, i.e. on 20 December 2015.

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