Corpus ID: 156065281

Sanctioning Freedoms: U.S. Sanctions Against Iran Affecting Information and Communications Technology Companies

  title={Sanctioning Freedoms: U.S. Sanctions Against Iran Affecting Information and Communications Technology Companies},
  author={P. Mehta},
  journal={University of Pennsylvania Journal of International Law},
  • P. Mehta
  • Published 2015
  • Business
  • University of Pennsylvania Journal of International Law
  • * University of Pennsylvania Law School, J.D., 2015; Haverford College, B.A. in Political Science with a minor in Economics, 2009. I would like to thank my family and friends for their guidance and support. Thank you to all the practitioners and scholars who spoke with me about this topic and informed my thinking. Additional gratitude is due to the editorial staff for their diligence. The usual caveats apply. 
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