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Implications of the New IRGC Sanctions

20th October 2017 – FDD's Center on Sanctions and Illicit Finance Policy Brief

Implications of the New IRGC Sanctions

Annie Fixler

The U.S. Treasury designated Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) under Executive Order 13224 for its support for terrorism last Friday, pursuant to Congressional legislation. While the immediate legal implications are limited, the designation of the IRGC in its entirely sends a chilling message to companies doing business in Iran. more...

Analysis & Commentary

15th November 2017 – Quoted by Valentina Pasquali - Moneylaundering.com

Iranian Finances Targeted Again by US Legislation

Behnam Ben Taleblu

U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday advanced a pair of bills to increase visibility on certain Iranian assets and transactions, the latest of a series of congressional measures against the Islamic Republic after global sanctions against the country were lifted last year. more...

25th October 2017 – Quoted by Anna Edgerton - Bloomberg

Iran Sanctions Unrelated to Nuclear Pact Poised to Pass House

Behnam Ben Taleblu

The U.S. House is poised to pass new sanctions in response to Iran’s ballistic missile program and support for Hezbollah, while stopping short of addressing the Islamic Republic’s compliance with the multinational accord designed to curb its nuclear program. more...

20th October 2017 – FDD's Center on Sanctions and Illicit Finance Policy Brief

Implications of the New IRGC Sanctions

Annie Fixler

The U.S. Treasury designated Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) under Executive Order 13224 for its support for terrorism last Friday, pursuant to Congressional legislation. While the immediate legal implications are limited, the designation of the IRGC in its entirely sends a chilling message to companies doing business in Iran. more...

6th October 2017 – Quoted MacKenzie Weinger - The Cipher Brief

White House Seeks Leverage in Decertification of Iran Deal

Mark Dubowitz

President Donald Trump’s much-anticipated decertification of the Iran nuclear deal would hand the problem off to Congress, setting off a 60-day countdown for lawmakers to decide whether to re-impose sanctions — and leaving the accord in limbo. more...