Client Alert: OFAC Issues Covid-Related General Licenses for Iran, Syria, and Venezuela

U.S. Department of the Treasury issues authorizations enabling a broad range of exports and related transactions to counter the global coronavirus pandemic, also clarifying its policies

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Akrivis Commences Strategic Relationship With Expert Japanese Trade Counsel

Akrivis Law Group Partner Farhad Alavi will be on a May 25 webinar panel sponsored by the American Chamber of Commerce Abu Dhabi (AmCham Abu Dhabi) including former US Ambassador to the UAE Michael Corbin, and other featured guests.

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Farhad Alavi To Speak On AmCham Abu Dhabi Panel on Trade Issues

Akrivis Law Group Partner Farhad Alavi will be on a May 25 webinar panel sponsored by the American Chamber of Commerce Abu Dhabi (AmCham Abu Dhabi) including former US Ambassador to the UAE Michael Corbin, and other featured guests.

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Akrivis Secures Removal of Technology Links from U.S. Entity List

Prominent Pakistani company settles year-long designation by U.S. Department of Commerce's Bureau of Industry & Security (BIS)

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Partner Farhad Alavi to Speak on Panel on AmCham Abu Dhabi Webinar on US Trade Law & Policy Developments
Akrivis Law Group Partner Farhad Alavi will be on a May 25 webinar panel sponsored by the American Chamber of Commerce Abu Dhabi (AmCham Abu Dhabi) including former US Ambassador …
OFAC Penalizes Two Foreign Banks in One Week for U.S. Sanctions Violations: Key Takeaways
Cases underscore possible heightened enforcement against foreign financial institutions January 6, 2021 Akrivis Client Alert – OFAC Bank PenaltiesDownload Farhad Alavi Partner The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of …
WorldECR article co-authored by Partner Farhad Alavi offers lessons on removal from the U.S. BIS Entity List and Japan’s METI End-User List
WorldECR (Export Control Review), a premier trade publication based in London, last month published an article co-authored by Akrivis Law Group, PLLC Partner Farhad Alavi and Daisuke Takahashi of Shinwa …
OFAC’s $4.1 Million Penalty on Berkshire Hathaway Subsidiary: Why it Matters
Farhad AlaviManaging Partner The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) announced on October 20 that it was imposing a $4.1 million penalty against Omaha, Nebraska-based Berkshire Hathaway …
Handling Financial Commitment Restructuring in the Pandemic
One of the greatest challenges and opportunities presented by the COVID pandemic is how businesses, large and small, can handle ongoing contractual commitments when the business climate has changed.  There …
Partner Farhad Alavi on Turkey’s TRT World Discussing the USPS/Mail-In Voting Scandal
August 17, 2020. Partner Farhad Alavi was interviewed on TRT World, Turkey's 24-hour English language news channel on Sunday, August 16, regarding the recent controversies surrounding the U.S. Postal Service …