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  1. Business - Companies - POINT OF LAW

    US sanctions on Iran have a wide reach

    Posted Sep 12th 2012, 12:00am by LUCY REED

    ... Lucy Reed Lucy Reed, a Hong Kong-based partner at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, looks at how US sanctions against Iran will affect Asian firms US sanctions on Iran have a wide reach What is the current status of US sanctions laws against Iran? US sanctions against Iran are enforced by the Office of Foreign Assets Control (a division of the US Treasury) and the US Department of State. ...

  2. Business - Commodities

    Cheap Iranian oil hurts US crude export prospects

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 01:26am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Singapore Cheap Iran oil hits US export prospects The US faces an awkward rival in its first attempts in 40 years to export crude oil- Iran. Iran, whose economy has been ... contracts with Tehran and is not expected to take any surplus condensate from the US shale boom in the short term. "China gets condensate from Iran, which is much cheaper than that from ...

  3. Business - Commodities

    Small miners feel pinch from rush to boost iron ore output

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 01:25am by Reuters

    ... time." Exports from Iran, the world's eighth-biggest supplier in the seaborne market, fell by a third year on year last month to just 1.2 million tonnes, Iranian industry data showed. ...

  4. Business - Commodities - REGULATION

    SEC warns it may act against PetroChina over Iran dealings

    Posted Jan 17th 2014, 11:02am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Toh Han Shih hanshih.toh@scmp.com Energy firm admits to indirect dealings with Iran and other sanctioned countries and faces possible action from US watchdog S.E.C. warns it may act ... state-owned parent that involved countries under US sanctions, including Iran and Sudan. The jury is still out, however, on whether Washington will impose penalties on PetroChina that could include ...

  5. Business - China Business - ACQUISITIONS

    Overseas Chinese investment set to fall 9pc this year

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 01:31am by Benjamin Robertson

    ... in national policy. Libya's civil war and US sanctions on Iran were contributing factors to why some Chinese investments collapsed, reported the AEI. Chinese executives are learning from past ...

  6. Business - Commodities

    Oil prices likely to fall in wake of Iran accord

    Posted Nov 26th 2013, 01:56pm by Associated Press in New York

    ... Associated Press in New York Oil prices could be headed lower after the preliminary nuclear deal between Iran and six world powers, even though it does not allow the country to export more oil. In the short term, the deal may make it easier for Iran to sell the oil it is already allowed to sell under existing sanctions, which would increase supplies on the world market. ...

  7. News - Asia - FINANCE

    Japan told to do more to combat money laundering and terrorist financing

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 05:51am by AGENCIES

    ... If the changes happened, there would be no further action, according to the ministry. There are no developed countries on the FATF list of high-risk jurisdictions, which includes Iran, North Korea, ...

  8. Business - Banking & Finance - BANKING

    BNP faces US$10b sanctions settlement, source says

    Posted May 31st 2014, 12:59am by BLOOM

    ... investigations into the lender's dealings with sanctioned countries including Sudan and Iran, a source said. A final deal was probably weeks away, the source said. The amount to settle has ... for clients in violation of sanctions against Sudan, Iran and Cuba, sources said. The settlement could be the largest criminal penalty in the US, eclipsing BP's US$4 billion deal ...

  9. Business - Banking & Finance - BANKING

    BNP Paribas chief operating officer decides to step down

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 05:57am by Reuters

    ... de Courcel as part of a settlement for alleged violations of sanctions against Iran, Sudan and other countries, a person familiar with the matter said. Chodron de Courcel is one ...

  10. Business - Banking & Finance - BANKING

    US prosecutors want US$3.5 billion to settle BNP Paribas sanctions case

    Posted May 15th 2014, 01:43am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in New York US prosecutors reportedly want to settle with the French lender over its dealings with sanctioned countries like Iran and Sudan US$3.5 b sought over BNP sanctions ... including Sudan and Iran, according to people familiar with the matter. The agreement, which could be the largest penalty for sanctions violations, was still being negotiated and the amount could ...




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