Takeaways From New Sanctions On Iran, Russia, North Korea

By Simeon Kriesberg, Tamer Soliman, Margaret-Rose Sales and Mickey Leibner (August 9, 2017, 5:12 PM EDT) -- On Aug. 2, 2017, U.S. President Donald Trump signed a wide-ranging piece of legislation, the Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act, which expands existing sanctions and imposes new ones on Russia, Iran and North Korea. The law had been overwhelmingly approved by both the House of Representatives and the Senate in recent days, and President Trump signed it despite his disagreement with many of its aspects. Given the breadth of the legislation, companies should closely examine its provisions for possible impacts on their business.

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