Does General License G Really Allow Academic Exchanges With Iran?

by Erich C. Ferrari With the Persian New Year upon us, it seems the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), the main US federal agency tasked with the administration of economic sanctions, has gotten into the spirit. Today it… Continue Reading  

Iran Sanctions Hit the Aloha State (via Bank of Hawai’i)

by Farideh Farhi Let me begin by saying that I have been a long-standing critic of US sanctions against Iran. Irrespective of my distaste for Iran’s structure of governance, I have not been shy in calling out the sanctions regime… Continue Reading  

Is it the Sanctions?

by Erich Ferrari via Sanctions Law For over a year now, those in the sanctions policy and legal worlds have been discussing the difficulties that food and medicine exports have had in reaching Iran. A large part of this discussion… Continue Reading  

Effect of Eased Iran Restrictions May Take Time

by Erich C. Ferrari and Samuel Cutler In a move alluded to earlier this week by Undersecretary of State for Political Affairs Wendy Sherman, the United States Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) has released General… Continue Reading  

Looking back at a year of Iran Sanctions

By Erich Ferrari via Sanctions Law This was a big year for sanctions. Although 2012 isn’t over yet and there is some pending legislation threatening to impose more sanctions against Iran and a forthcoming set of regulations from OFAC on some of the… Continue Reading