Jones Day

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International 50 position (Asia-Pacific): 12

US further expands sanctions against Iran

On 10 August 2012, President Barack Obama signed into law the Iran Threat Reduction and Syria Human Rights Act of 2012. While the Act contains a section imposing sanctions in response to human rights abuses committed against Syrian citizens, its primary focus is on strengthening and expanding an already extensive US sanctions programme against Iran. This Commentary highlights three key areas where the Act has substantially altered the landscape of US sanctions related to Iran.

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Briefings from Jones Day

  • Jones Day Graduate Recruitment Brochure 2014–15

    Jones Day operates a different training system to most City firms. Understanding how it works and why the firm doesn’t just follow the crowd is key to understanding whether it’s a system that’s for you.

  • US DoJ and SEC guidance on the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act

    For the past 10 months, the US Department of Justice and the Enforcement Division of the Securities and Exchange Commission have advised the public that they are in the process of drafting guidance for companies regarding the requirements of, and prohibitions within, the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.

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Overview

21 Tudor Street
London
EC4Y 0DJ
UK

Firmwide turnover: $1.5bn
Global lawyers 2013: 2,400
Offices: 40
Jurisdiction: US
No. of offices: 8
No. of qualified lawyers: 224 (International 50)

Jobs

  • Vacation Schemes/Training Contracts

    London (Central), London (Greater) | £42,000; rising to £47,000 (10 months); £51,000 (22 months); £75,000 (on qualification at 24 months)