Iranian Sanctions for 2014 and Beyond
Overview:One of the most anticipating issues this year 2014 is what’s in store for EU U.S. sanctions on Iran. New disclosure regulations and/or sanctions could significantly impact Iran’s economy. This year is deemed significant to a more comprehensive agreement between the United States and Iran.
The Knowledge Group has assembled a panel of key thought leaders and practitioners to help keep you updated in understanding the significant issues regarding Iranian sanctions in 2014 and beyond. The speakers will walk you through the most important issues in the mix in a two-hour LIVE webcast. Hear it from our distinguished panelists and interact with them during the Q&A session where the audience will be invited to ask the speakers questions live.
Melissa L. Duffy, Attorney
Hughes, Hubbard & Reed LLP
- Sanctions Relief Under the P5+1 Agreement
- Extra territoriality – sanctions that apply to non US persons
- Sanctioned industries: Expansion of Sanctions under the Iran Freedom and Counter Proliferation Act of 2012 and related Executive Orders
Anthony Woolich, Partner
Holman Fenwick Willan LLP
- EU Sanctions against Iran
Christopher H. Skinner, Senior Associate
Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
Prohibited “Facilitation” of Iran Transactions
Amanda C. Miralrío, Compliance Officer
Office of Foreign Assets Control, U.S. Department of Treasury
Foreign subsidiary liability
Ownership and control standards
F. Amanda DeBusk, Partner
Hughes, Hubbard & Reed LLP
- Overview and to Tee up the conversation as the Event Chairperson/Presentation Moderator
Who Should Attend:
- Multinational Companies (Public and Private)
- Attorneys with Related Practice Areas
- Export Controls Vice Presidents, Directors and Managers
- Trade Compliance Administrators and Managers
- International Trade Specialists
- Regulatory and Policy Managers
- Other related and interested professionals
F. Amanda DeBusk is a partner and Chair of the International Trade Department at Hughes, Hubbard & Reed LLP. Amanda concentrates in export controls and sanctions, trade remedies, customs, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, and market access. She has advised clients in a wide variety of industries and has handled trade matters involving almost all parts of the world.
Amanda served as Assistant Secretary for Export Enforcement at the U.S. Commerce Department. In this capacity, she was in charge of enforcing export controls and anti-boycott regulations, oversaw eight field offices and the investigations they handled, was responsible for a number of high-profile criminal investigations, negotiated agreements with foreign governments, had leadership responsibility for a major regulation on export clearance, represented the U.S. government in multilateral export controls negotiations, and served as a sub-cabinet level representative in interagency matters. She serves on the U.S. Department of State's Advisory Committee on International Economic Policy: Sanctions Subcommittee. Amanda received her B.A. from the University of Richmond‚ summa cum laude‚ and her J.D. from Harvard Law School.
F. Amanda DeBusk is a partner and Chair of the International Trade Department at Hughes, Hubbard & Reed LLP. Amanda …
While at Hughes Hubbard, Melissa L. Duffy has developed a specialty in export controls and trade sanctions. She has worked on a number of export enforcement matters at various agencies (civil and criminal), provided counseling on a wide variety of export control, encryption, anti-boycott compliance, trade sanctions, CFIUS foreign investment reviews, and FCPA matters, handled difficult ITAR licensing issues (including technical assistance agreements and manufacturing licensing agreements), prepared successful Commodity Jurisdiction requests, handled OFAC and BIS license applications involving sanctioned/embargoed destinations, and worked with clients to develop compliance programs.
Before joining Hughes Hubbard, Ms. Duffy was an attorney in the Office of General Counsel Honors Law Graduate Program of the United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission where she worked in three different divisions: special assistant to the Deputy General Counsel (a unique position they created for her), enforcement/ litigation, and rulemaking. She is fluent in French and a graduate of Georgetown University Law Center, where she was Managing Editor of the Georgetown Immigration Law Journal.
While at Hughes Hubbard, Melissa L. Duffy has developed a specialty in export controls and trade sanctions. She has worked …
Anthony specialises in trade sanctions, export controls, anti-bribery/anti-corruption, competition law and public procurement. He has advised a wide range of businesses on trade sanctions, both with regard to particular transactions and to compliance generally, including the preparation of appropriate contractual clauses and compliance programmes. He is a frequent speaker and writer on sanctions issues. He is regularly recommended in the principal legal directories.
Anthony is a member of the City of London Law Society's Committee on Commercial Law and the Steering Committee of the Procurement Lawyers Association, as well as the UK Association for European Law, the Law Society's Competition Section, and the Competition Law Association."
Anthony specialises in trade sanctions, export controls, anti-bribery/anti-corruption, competition law and public procurement. He has advised a wide range of …
Chris Skinner is a Senior Associate in the International Trade regulatory group of Squire Sanders, based in the firm’s Washington DC office. His practice encompasses virtually all areas of trade regulation, but focuses specifically on export controls, economic sanctions, anticorruption and customs laws and regulations. Within these areas, Chris has extensive experience developing compliance programs; preparing voluntary and directed disclosures; drafting export licenses and agreements; conducting internal compliance audits and investigations; and performing transactional due diligence. Chris regularly counsels U.S., non-U.S. and multinational clients on all aspects of U.S. economic sanctions programs. These include, in particular, the sanctions regimes against Iran, Cuba, and Burma, and the newly imposed blocking sanctions against Russia.
Chris currently serves as Vice-Chair to the American Bar Association’s Customs Law Committee and on the Steering Committee for the American Bar Association’s International Law Committee.
Chris Skinner is a Senior Associate in the International Trade regulatory group of Squire Sanders, based in the firm’s Washington …
Amanda Miralrío is a Compliance Officer with the Sanctions Compliance and Evaluation division at the U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC). Ms. Miralrío is part of a team responsible for implementing and enforcing U.S. economic sanctions. She advises financial institutions and private industry on sanctions-related issues and investigates financial institution compliance with OFAC sanctions programs. In addition, Ms. Miralrío provides outreach to regulatory agencies and the private sector via regular speaking engagements. Ms. Miralrío has a Master’s degree from the George Washington University’s Elliott School of International Affairs.
Amanda Miralrío is a Compliance Officer with the Sanctions Compliance and Evaluation division at the U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of …
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About Hughes, Hubbard & Reed LLP
Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP is an international law firm ranked for the ninth year, including five years in a row as the top-ranked New York-based firm, on The American Lawyer’s A-List of what the magazine calls “the top firms among the nation’s legal elite.” Our experienced practitioners advise and represent clients in over 30 specialized practices from offices in New York, Washington, D.C., Los Angeles, Miami, Jersey City,Kansas City, Paris and Tokyo.
For more information,please visit www.hugheshubbard.com.
About Holman Fenwick Willan LLP
"Holman Fenwick Willan (HFW) is an international law firm with over 475 lawyers advising clients on the legal issues in relation to all aspects of international commerce. Its international trade regulation practice regularly advises on the sanctions regimes introduced internationally against countries such as Iran, Syria, Libya, Sudan and Iraq and more recently Ukraine and Russia. Its advice focuses on sanctions adopted at UN, EU, UK, UAE, French and Australian levels, and it regularly co-ordinates advice from other jurisdictions such as the United States, South Korea, Bermuda, Singapore and Switzerland. It also more generally advises clients on, and resolves issues related to, the impact of regulations mandated by the European Union and World Trade Organization. Its primary objective is to help clients overcome commercial obstacles related to market access and import and export-related difficulties that result from government intervention and market regulations worldwide."
About Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
Squire Patton Boggs is a top-10 full-service, global legal practice. Our practice is unified around a singular focus: our clients and the value we deliver to them. While we have the benefit of the 8th largest global footprint, with 44 offices in 21 countries on five continents, our focus remains on the local needs of our clients. Squire Patton Boggs’ presence around the world allows us to offer global export controls and sanctions advice and comprehensive compliance solutions. Our services include: experience in every category of dual-use items and defense articles and services; determining and complying with all licensing requirements, exemptions, exceptions and general licenses; commodity jurisdictions, export classifications and ratings, advisory opinions;internal investigations, voluntary and directed disclosures and remedial measures; and compliance programs, procedures, training and audits. Our experience and deep understanding of the underlying policy considerations and agency practices under the US International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) is second to none.