Archive for the The Caspian Region Category

Lawyers Caspian Region

International Law Firm in The Caspian Region The Caspian Region, found between Europe and Asia, takes its name from the huge lake that borders the countries of Azerbaijan, Iran, Kazakhstan, Russia and Turkmenistan. With the exception of Iran, these countries have a short history, only being founded

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IOEC

Defense of the company “Iranian Offshore Engineering and Construction” before the General Court of the European Union in Luxembourg.  The Court annulled the decision to include IOEC on a list of companies sanctioned by the EU.  IOEC, with assets of over 60 billion Euros, is one of

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International sanctions: an arbitrary, cruel and useless tool

International sanctions: an arbitrary, cruel and useless tool

This opinion article was originally published in El Confidencial The unilateral sanctions imposed by the USA, especially those aimed at undermining the foundations of the economy, decisively condition the efficiency of public services, the human rights and quality of life of citizens.   It is true that

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Payment mechanism for Iran

Payment mechanism for Iran

Last Thursday, January 31, the ministers of Foreign affairs from France, Germany and the United Kingdom announced, through a joint declaration, the creation of INSTEX SAS (Instrument for Support Commercial exchanges) the new special purpose vehicle created to facilitate legitimate trade and payments between European companies and

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The European Union facing Trump’s Iran Challenge

The European Union facing Trump’s Iran Challenge

With our attention focused on the new government, a letter from 4th June, in which various leaders of the European Union and the E3 (France, Germany and the United Kingdom) addressed the Trump Administration, has gone unnoticed. This letter is of the utmost importance because, (i) it

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THE REAL SCOPE OF THE UNITED STATES’ RECENT SANCTIONS ON IRAN

In the opening days of this month, Donald Trump´s newly-appointed Administration announced the imposition of new sanctions on Iran. Specifically, 13 individuals and 12 businesses of Iranian, Lebanese, Chinese and UAE origin are being penalised for their alleged involvement in Iran´s ballistic missile programme and for their

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Basics of the Islamic financial system

Islamic finance, just like politics and daily life, try to follow the rules written in the Qur’an (governed by the Sharia, or the code of conduct for Islamic life) as faithfully as possible. For the Muslim world this financial model assumes a more ethical form, as it

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