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The BVI Sanctions Regime: Iran

January 2013

The British Virgin Islands, like any other responsible member of the international community, has enacted sanctions laws in respect of certain countries. Given that BVI companies are frequently used in international transactions and operate in a variety of international jurisdictions, it is likely that BVI companies may, from time to time, deal with persons and jurisdictions that are subject to the BVI sanctions regime.

This article considers the sanctions legislation as it to Iran, although it should be noted that the BVI has sanctions laws in place in respect of other jurisdictions. The Iranian sanctions are, however, worth considering given the current international focus on Iran and the complexity and scope of such sanctions.

 

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