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The Evolving State of U.S. Sanctions Against Iran

Webinars - The Evolving State of U.S. Sanctions Against Iran



By : Compliance Online

Date : 2012

Location : United States US / Palo Alto

Video 54m
Description :

Learn about the current state of U.S. economic sanctions imposed against Iran and where they may lead next.

Keywords :

OFAC sanctions, ISA sanctions, CISADA sanctions, OFAC licenses

Associated industries : Retail Banking - Industrial Machinery -


Due to an increasingly complex web of regulations, statutes, and policies being imposed by the U.S. government, the burden on U.S. persons and entities to comply with sanctions on Iran has become more burdensome than ever. Further exacerbating this is OFAC’s willingness to impose large fines such as the one we saw earlier this year on JP Morgan Chase for $88.3 Million. Now more than ever compliance programs must be robust and due diligence measures sound in order to avoid massive penalties for violations of Iran sanctions.

Attend this webinar to learn about the current state of U.S. economic sanctions imposed against Iran and where they may lead next. The presentation will cover OFAC administered sanctions regulations, the statutory sanctions imposed under ISA and CISADA. The webinar will also cover OFAC licenses and exemptions to the U.S. sanctions against Iran.


Areas Covered in the Seminar:

  • Legal Framework for U.S. sanctions against Iran.
  • Exemptions to U.S. sanctions against Iran.
  • Licensing under U.S. sanctions programs.
  • Compliance and Due diligence efforts to comport with U.S. sanctions against Iran.
  • New hot areas in the field of U.S. sanctions against Iran.
  • The ever changing future of U.S. sanctions against Iran.

 Who Will Benefit:

  • Banks and financial institutions
  • Insurers
  • Importers/exporters
  • Any entity or person engaged in international trade particularly in the Middle East
  • General Counsels of U.S. and Multi-National Corporations
  • Agricultural and food suppliers
  • Pharmaceutical companies
  • Manufacturers and distributors of medical devices and products


Mr. Ferrari, represents both private individuals and entities in a variety of matters before OFAC seeking to not only protect their rights in current legal matters, but also to make certain that they become informed and aware of what it takes to comply with U.S. trade sanctions. Due to the reach of U.S. trade sanctions law, a number of Mr. Ferrari’s clients are located in various parts of the U.S. and in several countries across the world.

Mr. Ferrari’s representations before OFAC frequently involve investigations concerning violations of the Iranian Transactions Regulations, the Cuban Assets Control Regulations, and the Narcotics Trafficking Sanctions Regulations. As part of these representations, Mr. Ferrari has worked to have individuals names removed from OFAC’s Specially Designated Nationals list, answer administrative subpoenas issued during the course of an OFAC investigation, procure OFAC specific licenses to engage in transactions prohibited by OFAC, draft voluntary self-disclosures, develop and implement OFAC compliance programs for international import-export companies, and provide general counseling on OFAC related matters.

Mr. Ferrari actively writes on OFAC administered trade sanctions and has been published on the matter. In addition, he is often called upon by media outlets to speak on U.S. trade sanctions issues. He has been interviewed on OFAC related issues by CNN, Time Magazine, Forbes Magazine, The New York Times, and Moneylaundering.com. He is the founder and author of a U.S. trade sanctions blog: www.sanctionlaw.com. He is also the author of the Iranian Transactions Regulations Practice Guide.

The Evolving State of U.S. Sanctions Against Iran

Product Type : On Demand Webinar

Author : Erich C. Ferrari

Video 54m

Languages : English

Organizer : Compliance Online

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