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On 3 July 2019, Baker McKenzie held its latest webinar looking at the impact of the United States’ withdrawal from the JCPoA, titled “What happens if the JCPoA collapses?”. In the webinar, Baker McKenzie experts from London, Dusseldorf and Washington provided a recap of the current position, before going on to ask how UN and EU sanctions on Iran could be re-imposed and what this would mean in practice. The slides for the session can…

On April 17, 2019, the Trump Administration announced several decisions that mark a significant shift in US policy toward Cuba, most notably by declaring that the United States will no longer suspend Title III of the LIBERTAD Act of 1996, which is also known as the Helms-Burton Act.

HR/VP Federica Mogherini met with the Foreign Ministers of France (Jean-Yves Le Drian), Germany (Heiko Maas), the United Kingdom (Boris Johnson) and of the Islamic Republic of Iran (Mohammad Javad Zarif) on 15 May 2018, in two separate meetings, to discuss our common lines and the work ahead of us, following the announcement made by the United States of its withdrawal from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), the Iran nuclear deal. They recalled their commitment…

On 11 April 2017, the Council extended EU sanctions against Iran, which will now be in place until 13 April 2018. The legal acts are to be published in the Official Journal of 12 April 2017. The sanctions have been in place since 2011, and consist of: a travel ban and an asset freeze against 82 people and 1 entity; a ban on exporting to Iran equipment which might be used for internal repression and…