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Block-Buster: How TradeTech Could Change The World
The possibilities opened up by technologies such as blockchain could revolutionise international trade; but there are legal challenges that remain to be confronted.
2 Apr 2019
OFAC Fires Shot Across The Bow Of Middle East Shipping Industry
OFAC, together with the US Coast Guard and the US Department of State, has just issued a timely reminder of the risks of shipping petroleum products to Syria and Iran.
United Arab Emirates
28 Nov 2018
Blocked Out: Why The EU Will Struggle To Counter US Sanctions With Blocking Legislation
There has been much discussion in recent days about the EU using so called "blocking legislation" to counter the reintroduction of US secondary sanctions against Iran, as it did in 1996 with US sanctions against Cuba.
European Union
16 May 2018
It was already clear by the time President Trump addressed the assembled White House press corps on Tuesday 8th May that the US was going to put some sort of dent in the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action...
United Arab Emirates
15 May 2018
Nixed: US Withdraw From Iran Nuclear Deal
It was already clear by the time President Trump addressed the assembled White House press corps on Tuesday 8th May that the US was going to put some sort of dent in the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA)...
14 May 2018
Deadline Day For The Iran Deal?
As deadlines loom for the renewal of key US sanctions waivers, what might the consequences be of President Trump's threat to "nix" the Iran deal?
25 Apr 2018
The Qatari Boycott Four Months On; Reflections From The UAE
Four months on from the abrupt cessation of diplomatic relations and imposition of restrictions on Qatar by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and allied states, including Kingdom of Saudi Arabia...
United Arab Emirates
15 Nov 2017
New UN Sanctions Target North Korea's Exports Of Strategic Commodities
On 5 August 2017 the United Nations Security Council unanimously approved a significant expansion of the UN sanctions regime against North Korea, in response to North Korea's recent ballistic missile tests.
10 Aug 2017
Nations Break Ties With Qatar: What Businesses Should Consider
The decisions by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Bahrain and Egypt on Monday 5 June 2017 to break off diplomatic relations with Qatar, and implement a...
20 Jun 2017
Iranian President Rouhani Re-Elected
The incumbent Iranian President, Hassan Rouhani, has won a huge endorsement from the Iranian electorate for the JCPOA nuclear deal in a comprehensive victory in Iran's presidential election on Friday.
25 May 2017
The Iran Deal: One Year On
It has been a year since the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) was implemented and already the world looks very different to the one in which the deal was agreed.
United States
20 Apr 2017
Important OFAC Iran FAQ Update Provides Clarity On US Dollar Processing And Due Diligence
On 7 October 2016 OFAC issued an update to its "Frequently Asked Questions Relating to the Lifting of Certain U.S. Sanctions Under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) on Implementation Day".
17 Oct 2016
Hanjin Global Overview - United Arab Emirates
The U.A.E and Republic of South Korea have not entered into a bi-lateral treaty under which they are obliged to recognise each other's court orders or judgments
7 Oct 2016
Emirates Maritime Arbitration Centre (EMAC) Established In Dubai
On 20 April 2016, UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum issued Decree No. 14 of 2016...
United Arab Emirates
4 May 2016
The New Normal
For many years, the potential of the untapped Iranian market was viewed as an enticingly juicy apple that was just of reach.
29 Apr 2016
International Trade & Commodities Newsletter: In-Short v3
2016 has had a tumultuous beginning for the commodities market. The lifting of sanctions on Iran is potentially one of the biggest trading opportunities seen for some time. While the sustained low commodity prices alongside oversupply and economic uncertainty in major economies such as China, has set a very challenging market environment.
22 Apr 2016
Iranian Shipping Sector Opened Up By JCPOA Deal
For some significant Iranian shipowners such as NITC and IRISL the sanctions meant that they were placed completely off limits to charterers, cargo interests, and – crucially - insurers by asset freezes.
21 Mar 2016
"Implementation Day" Declared As EU And US Sanctions Against Iran Are Eased
Over 400 entities that have previously been designated for asset freezes by the EU have also been delisted.
19 Jan 2016
International Trade & Commodities Newsletter: In-Short v2
2015 has been a busy year for the commodities market and as we look to 2016 it is unlikely the market will be any less volatile.
31 Dec 2015
Iran - Is Your Business Ready?
After years of economic stagnation Iran is preparing for the post-sanctions era following the historic Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.
26 Nov 2015
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