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Maryam Taher awarded the Freedom of the City of London

On 21 January Maryam Taher received the Freedom of the City of London at a formal ceremony at the Chamberlain’s Court. This is an honour granted to people who have achieved success and renown in their business or profession, and Maryam has thus become a Freeman of the City.   The Freedom of the City is a unique part of London’s history and ...
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2020 vision - Current core sanctions issues are a good guide to what next year will bring

Sanctions regimes continue to target countries who would otherwise be main players in the hydrocarbon and other commodity markets - for example, Venezuela and Iran have indisputably major oil reserves, and in gas Russia and Iran top the list. US sanctions against Iran have been in place since 1979, amid a fractious relationship that moved right back into the limelight with the ...
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Sanctions’ shifting sands?

Maryam Taher was recently interviewed by WorldECR, the worldwide journal on export controls and sanctions, where Maryam discussed, among other topics, this firm’s work in relation to challenging European sanctions, the US withdrawal from the JCPOA, various aspects of the impact on Iran, a perceived shift in the European Court and the wider geopolitical scene.
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Volcafe v CSAV [2018] UKSC 61 - what changes are needed?

Introduction This landmark case concerns the burden of proof under rule 2 of Articles III and IV of the Hague/Hague-Visby Rules. Footnoting these above a sketch of the facts and the lower courts’ judgments, we first ...
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