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US Sanctions Against Iran: The Outlook Under President Trump

20 December 2016
Mayer Brown Legal Update

Donald J. Trump’s presidential victory is almost certain to mean a marked change in the use of sanctions targeting Iran. While it is not yet clear how Mr. Trump intends to implement the more combative approach toward Iran that he promised during his campaign, in this Legal Update we examine the options for the president-elect and Congress to make changes to current US sanctions against Iran or to impose new sanctions.

See also US Sanctions Against Cuba: The Outlook Under President Trump.


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