The Future of Iran Sanctions: New Risks and Operational Challenges Assessing the Extraterritorial Effects of EU Blocking Measures and INSTEX

November 19, 2019 11:15am

Hera Smith
Senior Compliance Officer – Sanctions & Embargo
Danske Bank (Denmark)

Nancy Fischer
Partner
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman (USA)

Zia Ullah
Partner
Eversheds Sutherland (UK)

Henry Smith
Partner
Control Risks (UK)

  • Assessing the extra-territorial effects of US secondary sanctions and the EU Blocking Statute post JCPOA
  • Enforcement implications for European entities and individuals
  • Mitigating risks within immediately after the “wind down period” – response times and contractual obligations
  • Structuring deals whilst avoiding regulatory conflicts
  • Executing payments when financial institutions, insurance companies and their counterparties are de-risking in relation to Iran
  • INSTEX: How can this enable companies to do business with Iran and has it achieved its stated purpose