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US enacts further sanctions on Iran and Syria

The recently enacted Iran Threat Reduction and Syria Human Rights Act of 2012 strengthens existing sanctions on Iran, especially those aimed at third-country nationals engaging in business with Iran, and includes measures relating to human rights abuses in Iran and Syria. The Act, signed into law on 10 August 2012, is primarily intended to compel Iran to abandon its pursuit of nuclear weapons and support for terrorism and terrorist regimes.

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  • Implications for the CFPB after the DC Circuit’s recess appointments decision

    A panel of three judges in the DC Circuit stunned Washington on Friday by striking down President Obama’s recess appointments to the NLRB in Noel Canning v NLRB on a basis much more sweeping than had been anticipated.

  • China antitrust review 2012

    Looking back at 2012, four years after China implemented its Anti-Monopoly Law, we can discern some important ways in which China’s antitrust regime today both mirrors and departs from antitrust regimes in other jurisdictions to which our clients are subject.

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    US firms muscle in on Hong Kong

    Hong Kong IPO activity is hotting up again, but UK legal stalwarts are looking over their shoulders as US rivals make up ground fast

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