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An overview of the trade sanctions against Iran.

By • Sep 22nd, 2010 • Category: Dry Cargo, Marine Insurance and P&I, Shipping Law, Tankers

This Maritime Law Podcast from Coracle Online and international law firm Ince & Co gives an overview of the trade sanctions against Iran.

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The ongoing international initiative to adopt new and tighten existing trade sanctions against Iran is presenting companies and financial institutions engaged in or facilitating business with Iran with significant challenges. The expressed purpose of the various national and international authorities imposing new sanctions is to curb any attempts by Iran to develop a nuclear weapons programme and to prevent its involvement in financing terrorism.

The sanctions are therefore primarily focused on restricting dealings in the energy sector, particularly in the oil, gas and nuclear industries, while also restricting investment and financing of certain enterprises in Iran. Iran is currently unable to meet its domestic fuel consumption due to a lack of sufficient refining facilities and has to import refined petroleum products. The new restrictions are intended to deprive Iran of such imports and stifle the improvement of related facilities in Iran. Nonetheless, the impact of the sanctions will also resonate in the international trade, shipping and financial sectors.



Comprehensive Iran Sanctions, Accountability and Divestment Act 2010

By • Jul 5th, 2010 • Category: Marine Insurance and P&I, Shipping Law, Tankers

This Maritime Law podcast from Coracle Online in association with Reed Smith gives an update on the US Sanctions against Iran and the impact on charterparty obligations.

We recommend you listen to our March 9th podcast on this topic first and also read the update published June 2010 here

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