US report on Iran sanctions

Congress.jpgThe US Congressional Research Service has published its Iran Sanctions report (4 January 2019), providing a detailed analysis of US and international sanctions against Iran. It notes that the recent reimposition of US sanctions has “begun to harm Iran’s economy as major companies exit the Iranian economy rather than risk being penalized by the United States”. Furthermore, that “Iran’s oil exports are decreasing”, and that the value of Iran’s currency has “sharply declined”.

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About Maya Lester QC

Maya Lester QC has a wide ranging practice in public law, European law, competition law, international law, human rights & civil liberties. She has a particular expertise in sanctions. As the most recent (2016) Chambers & Partners directory put it, she "owns the world of sanctions". She spent 2011-12 in New York at Columbia Law School lecturing and writing on sanctions. She represents and advises hundreds of companies and individuals before the European and English courts and has acted in most of the leading cases, including Kadi, Tay Za, Central Bank of Iran, NITC and IRISL.

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