Notice & Comment

International Trade: Treasury List of Iranian Government-Owned or Controlled Businesses, by Jonathan Rusch

On August 4, the U.S. Department of the Treasury, pursuant to the Iranian Transactions Regulations, issued a press release listing 21 entities in Iran’s banking, insurance and investment, mining, and engineering industries that were determined to be owned or controlled by the Government of Iran. As guidance by Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control make clear, the Iranian Transactions Regulations prohibit transactions between U.S. persons and the Government of Iran, as well as facilitation by U.S. persons of such transactions.

This post was originally published on the legacy ABA Section of Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice Notice and Comment blog, which merged with the Yale Journal on Regulation Notice and Comment blog in 2015.

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