Risky Business in Iran: One Year Since the JCPOA

July 11, 2016
12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

In the year since the JCPOA, Iran has consistently worked on a campaign of legitimization, with increased demands of relief and access without changing its underlying behavior. Iran has sought access to the U.S. financial system and to dollarized transactions and has lobbied to be removed from the corruption and terror finance blacklist of the Financial Action Task Force. These are far beyond the terms of the JCPOA. The international business community is left on the sidelines looking for clarity.

The Foundation for Defense of Democracies' Center on Sanctions and Illicit Finance (CSIF) hosted a lunch conversation on Capitol Hill on Monday, July 11 from 12:00pm to 1:15pm featuring Mark Dubowitz, sanctions expert and Executive Director of FDD and CSIF, former Treasury official Eric Lorber, Senior Associate at the Financial Integrity Network and Senior Advisor to CSIF. The conversation was moderated by Indira Lakshmanan.

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