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Iran sanctions agreement: joint comprehensive plan of action

FOCUS: On 14 July 2015 the E3/EU + 3 (China, France, Germany, the Russian Federation, the UK, the US, with the High Representative of the EU for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy) and Iran announced that trade sanctions would be lifted in return for limits... 21 Jul 2015

Agreement on Iran sanctions a 'game changer' for oil industry, says expert

Iran and the P5 +1 countries – the US, UK, France, China and Russia plus Germany - have reached a deal on limiting Iranian nuclear activity in return for the lifting of international economic sanctions.  14 Jul 2015

Out-Law Guides

  • Managing automotive recalls in China

    Automotive manufacturers selling vehicles in China are subject to strict rules governing product safety and must follow procedures set by a regulator when undertaking recalls. Manufacturers face financial losses, regulatory fines and significant reputational...

  • Using competitive tenders

    Many private sector organisations are using competitive tenders to procure goods and services or award significant contracts. Competitive tenders can be used to maintain a competitive edge and drive a better commercial deal.

  • Third party contracts and bank ring-fencing

    This is one of a  series of guides  on issues connected to ring-fencing and banking reform faced by banks. Other guides cover issues such as tax, real estate, employment, pensions, litigation and competition considerations.

  • Ensuring continuity of supply in a crisis

    This guide was last updated in August 2011.

  • Transferring supply chain contracts

    If the assets of a company are taken over or the company merges with another, this will affect its legal identity. When this happens, any contracts which that company is a party to will need to be adjusted so that any rights and obligations it has will transfer...

Iran sanctions relief extended for three days

E3/EU+3 countries (China, France, Germany, the Russian Federation, the UK and the US) have extended sanctions relief on Iran for three days until Friday 10 July to continue negotiations on Iran's nuclear programme, the Council of the European Union said . ... 08 Jul 2015

New 'conciliation service' will help small UK suppliers enforce prompt payment, says government

A new 'small business conciliation service' (SBCS) will be set up to help resolve disputes between small businesses and the large firms that are their clients, particularly in relation to late payment, the UK's new business secretary has announced. 20 May 2015

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