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Panel in San Jose, California on Impact of US Sanctions on Iranian-Americans

Source: Pars Equality Center (Pars)

The New Iranian Transactions and Sanctions Regulations: How They Affect You and What You Need to Know.

Iran Sanctions- (U.S. Department of the Treasury
Iran Sanctions (U.S. Department of the Treasury)

Attend a panel discussion on this important topic and learn how it affects you.


FARHAD ALAVI, Akrivis Law Group, PLLC, Washington, D.C.
ERICH FERRARI, Ferrari & Associates, P.C., Washington, D.C.

January 10, 2013
United Way Building Conference Room
1922 The Alameda, San Jose, CA 95126

This past October, the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) made sweeping changes to many of the regulations concerning the trade embargo on Iran.

The new provisions in the Iranian Transactions and Sanctions Regulations (ITSR) can significantly impact Iranian Americans who still maintain assets as well as financial and other ties to Iran. 

The objective of this presentation is to educate and update the audience on key elements of the ITSR as they affect Iranian Americans, such as their regulations on investment in Iran, asset divestiture and funds transfer, as well as export trade with Iran.

For the latest information regarding the OFAC regulations please Click Here

About Pars Equality Center:

The mission of Pars Equality Center is to support the full integration of people of Persian (Iranian) origin in the United States, including refugees, asylees, immigrants and the American-born; and to advocate for their perspectives in American society. We work to create a more just and compassionate community in which Iranians of all cultures and beliefs can participate.

Social Services: The Social Services Department of Pars Equality Center serves and advocates for Iranian families and individuals in need, especially refugees, asylees and those living in poverty. Our Farsi-speaking staff help new arrivals and other low-income Iranian families or individuals successfully adjust to living in the San Francisco Bay Area, and overcome barriers to self-sufficiency.

Legal Services: Pars Equality Center provides legal services to the Iranian American community on a sliding scale fee basis. A large portion of Pars' current legal services is related to the Iran Sanctions regulations. We work to ensure that Iranian Americans can maintain familial ties with Iran despite the current political climate.

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