UNIVERSAL DECLARATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS SIGNING CEREMONY Universal Declaration of Human Rights Signing Ceremony I had the honor of representing the President of Beirut at the Universal Declaration of Human Rights signing ceremony. It took place on June 30, 2017 on the initiative of Maître Geneviève Maillet, President of the Marseille Bar Association. This event…

INVESTMENT IRAN THE PROVISIONS ON FOREIGN INVESTMENT IN IRAN Investment Iran: SRDB Lawyers and Associates has published in the Business Guide Iran, distributed by Business France, the article below relating to the provisions concerning foreign investments in Iran. There are two principal legal frameworks to invest in Iran: the classic framework and the framework established in…

ECONOMIC SANCTIONS IRAN WHAT ABOUT LIFTING OF ECONOMIC SANCTIONS IN IRAN? Economic sanctions Iran : Historical Background. Following the 1979 Islamic Revolution in Iran, having caused the fall of the Shah regime, the United States of America and then international community have decided to impose economic sanctions to this country. Aim was to block oil,…

FIPPA IRAN FOREIGN INVESTMENT PROMOTION AND PROTECTION ACT FIPPA Iran : Foreign Investment Promotion and Protection Act (FIPPA) FIPPA IRAN – Chapter One Definitions Article 1: The terms and expressions used in the present Act shall have the meanings specified below: Act: Foreign Investment Protection and Promotion Act Foreign Investor: Any natural or legal non…

INTERNATIONAL ARBITRATION PARIS GIVES THE GREEN LIGHT TO THIRD PARTY FUNDING FOR INTERNATIONAL ARBITRATION International arbitration: After Singapore and Hong-Kong, the Paris Bar council has adopted on February 21st, 2017 a Resolution in favor of the third party funding, particularly in the context of international arbitration. The third party funding is a funding model created in the…