Obama Warns US Will Continue to Enforce Iran Sanctions

Law360, New York (February 11, 2014, 7:13 PM EST) -- President Barack Obama warned that the U.S. will come down like a “ton of bricks” on companies that violate economic sanctions against Iran, despite an interim agreement to reduce sanctions in exchange for a reduction in the Middle Eastern nation’s nuclear program, the president said Tuesday.

Speaking at a joint press conference with French President Francois Hollande, Obama said the U.S. would continue to enforce existing applicable sanctions against Iran still in effect and warned companies not to try to violate them, according to the president’s...
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