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Doing Business in Iran


Thu, April 13, 2017, 10:00


 General Information

Cost: Members: $95
Non-Members: $195

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Registration Includes: One telephone and web connection at one physical location


US: 10AM ET, 7AM PT, GMT -05:00


Ehsan Hosseinzadeh, managing partner of Educated Lawyers; and Jeremy Paner, of counsel for Holland & Hart

About the Webinar

After Saudi Arabia, Iran has the second-largest economy in the Middle East. Opportunity, however, is tempered by the many financial, trade and business sanctions that surround doing business there. For those companies that currently do business in Iran or those firms that are considering it, it’s important to know what the risks are and how to minimize them.

The best way to enforce debts and contracts as well as the legal process and remedies for collecting debts are some of the topics Tehran-based collections attorney Ehsan Hosseinzadeh will cover in this webinar. Attorney Jeremy Paner, former Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) official, will discuss the U.S. sanctions on Iran following the Nuclear Deal and preview what to expect next.

Other topics include the following:

  • Corporate structures
  • Critical legal and financial factors to make it easier to collect debts
  • How to secure transactions and ways to reduce the risk of not getting paid
  • Compliance and regulation requirements for doing business in Iran
  • Current business practices
  • Helpful tips and best practices

About the Speaker

Ehsan Hosseinzadeh, a managing partner with the Tehran-based Educated Lawyers international law firm, Iran, has extensive experience in a variety of areas, including corporate, contract, antitrust, intellectual property, legal research and insolvency. He has authored numerous articles, and his client list has included the World Bank. He a member of the Iran Central Bar Association and speaks English, Farsi, Azerbaijani and German.

Jeremy Paner, of counsel for Holland & Hart, focuses on economic and trade sanctions compliance issues among other areas and provides risk analysis, compliance and avoidance advice to private clients. Jeremy served for six years at the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), where he gained extensive experience in a variety of issues involving economic sanctions. Highlights from Jeremy's OFAC career include numerous sensitive and complex investigations and actions against Iranian-linked financial institutions, and the identification of a key Al-Qaeda financier. During his time at OFAC, Jeremy also gained significant experience adjudicating petitions for removal from the Specially Designated Nationals (SDN) List.

Webinar Access

Instructions to join the Webinar will be sent to the main registrant's email address the day before. Remember! please log-in at least 15 minutes prior to the webinar commencing to ensure ample time for technical assistance if needed.

Accreditation Points

Participants earn 1 Education and 1 Participation Point towards the International Certified Credit Executive (ICCE) certification/recertification.