EU institutions agreed on a framework for an EU Regulation designed to ensure that minerals entering the EU have been sourced responsibly and without funding conflict and human rights abuses.
On March 15, 2016, the U.S. OFAC and the U.S. BIS announced further amendments to the Cuban Assets Control Regulations and the Export Administration Regulations, in a continuing effort to chip away at the decades-old embargo.
Proposed Amendments to the PRC Anti-Unfair Competition Law Provide Greater Clarity on Commercial Bribery...
The PRC State Council released for public consultation draft amendments ("Draft Amendments") to the PRC Anti-Unfair Competition Law ("AUCL"), the first time after more than 20 years since the AUCL’s enactment.
Following the Democratic People's Republic of Korea's latest nuclear test and rocket launch on 6 January 2016 and 7 February 2016 respectively, the UN Security Council unanimously adopted Resolution 2270 (2016) on 2 March 2016.
We would like to invite you to our seminar " Iran - The New and Old Trading Partner" in our offices in Frankfurt, Munich, Dusseldorf and Vienna.
On February 5, 2016, the Government of Canada announced changes to its comprehensive economic and trade sanctions against Iran.
On January 26, 2016, the U.S. OFAC and the U.S. BIS announced amendments to the Cuban Assets Control Regulations and the Export Administration Regulations to engage and empower the Cuban people.
"Implementation Day" of the nuclear agreement with Iran (the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action or “JCPOA”) and the re-opening of the Iranian market arrived on Saturday, 16 January. In response to this, Baker & McKenzie is organizing the Iran Trade Roadshow, a series of 2-3 hour seminars in various locations across the globe that will provide an overview of the potential changes to sanctions in relation to the JCPOA.
This post provides you with a brief summary of the sanctions relief that the U.S. Government instituted on 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.