Don't Ignore Added EU Muscle To Iran And Syria Sanctions
October 19, 2012, 12:21 PM EDT
Law360, New York (October 19, 2012, 12:21 PM EDT) -- The Council of the European Union decided on Oct. 15, 2012, to intensify political pressure on the governments of Iran and Syria by strengthening existing measures as well as adopting further new sanctions. This article provides an overview of major changes that took effect on Oct. 16, 2012, with the relevant sanctions text having just been published in the EU’s Official Journal.
Following weeks of discussions led by France, Germany and the United Kingdom, and in light of mounting concerns over Iran's nuclear weapons intentions,...