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By W Legal  
Cyber risk is becoming one of the largest global threats to businesses. According to a very recent report by Deloitte...
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The OFAC has recently updated its explanatory document known as ‘Frequently Asked Questions Relating to the Lifting of Certain U.S Sanctions under the JCPOA on Implementation Day'.
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The applicant ("A") brought proceedings against his employer in the European Court of Human Rights ("ECtHR") after being dismissed for sending personal messages during working hours using the employer's computer.
By Nigel Kushner
On January 16th 2016, Implementation Day was announced. This marks the day on which the International Atomic Energy Agency verified that Iran implemented its agreed nuclear-related commitments contained in the JCPOA.
By Nigel Kushner
Promptly after the conclusion of the negotiations of the JCPOA, a proposed UN Security Council Resolution will be submitted to the UN Security Council for adoption without delay.
By Nigel Kushner
EU sanctions have slowly ramped up this year, culminating in Council Regulation EU 960/2014 finally being rolled out on 12th September 2014.
By Nigel Kushner
There is currently an asset freeze and travel ban on 72 individuals and an asset freeze on 2 companies.
By Nigel Kushner, Laya Falsafi
Since its introduction in 1994, the Tier 1 (Investor) category has been a fundamental means of attracting high-net-worth individuals to invest in the UK.
By Nigel Kushner
On 17 March, 2014, the EU took the unprecedented step of announcing a travel ban and asset freeze against a number of Russian and Ukranian nationals.
By Nigel Kushner
In this update we examine the EU sanctions which have been eased concerning Iran and consider whether trade has become any easier.
By Nigel Kushner
In two separate rulings during the last 2 weeks, the General Court of the European Union has ruled that the Council of the EU’s designation of Bank Saderat and Bank Mellat on the EU asset freeze list should be annulled.
By Nigel Kushner
On 31 January 2013, the Financial Restrictions (Iran) Order 2012 (the "2012 Order") (which replicated and replaced the Financial Restrictions (Iran) Order 2011) was revoked.
By Nigel Kushner
Under the Financial Restrictions (Iran) Order 2012 of 21 November 2012, no UK bank may have dealings with an Iranian bank subject to a number of exceptions where licences will allow payment to be received.
By Alex Ktorides
It is true that accountants are well ahead of most other professions when it comes to risk management and certainly, the "big four" have had in place risk management processes and dedicated resources far earlier than solicitors.
A tough new SFO policy means companies need lawyers on their side and rigorous adequate procedures in place.