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French Law Firm sets up Tehran Office

By John Lee. French law firm Gide Loyrette Nouel has announced the inauguration of its new office in Tehran. In a statement, the company said: “In line with its pioneering spirit, Gide becomes the first international law firm to obtain a licence in order to open a branch office and practise in Iran under its […]

Iran, Iraq Sign MoU to Boost Judicial Cooperation

Iranian and Iraqi prosecutor generals on Sunday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in Baghdad on cooperation in various judicial fields. Iran’s Prosecutor General Mohammad Jafar Montazeri and his Iraqi counterpart signed the 8-clause MoU after a meeting of the two countries’ high-ranking judicial officials. Based on the MoU, Tehran and Baghdad will collaborate on […]

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Dentons Opens Office in Tehran

Law firm Dentons has entered the Iranian market through a tie-up between Dentons Europe LLP and Tehran-based Arman Pirouzan Parvine Legal Institute (APP). The new venture will offer expertise on corporate, infrastructure, regulatory, capital markets, employment and litigation matters. APP’s team of 10 Iranian lawyers is led by Iran- and US-qualified partner, Navid Rahbar-Sato, according […]

Protecting your Investments in Iran

By Ali Darzi, founder and principal of Iran Foreign Investment Consultants (www.iranfic.com). At a glance, the approach of the media to foreign investment in Iran is that although Iran is a very attractive place for investment, there are some risks associated with businesses in the country. Investment in any country, especially in an emerging market […]

First Major Int’l Law Firm Opens Tehran Office

CMS Germany has become the first major international law firm to open a dedicated office in the Iranian capital, Tehran, the company announced on Tuesday. This includes the right to provide legal advice in Iran. Following successful completion of detailed preparations, the CMS office and staff in Tehran opened for business on 1 February. Cornelius […]

Lifting Iran Sanctions Poses Contract Risks

The removal of sanctions against Iran brings risks for the breakbulk and project cargo sector as well as significant opportunities, according to Norwegian legal specialist Wikborg Rein. Wikborg Rein analysts predicted that issues such as compliance awareness, procedures, written instructions, contract terms, verification, audit, enforcement and remedy will all require close attention from project cargo […]