Category: Denied Parties Lists

The U.S. Government continues to enforce a variety of export compliance laws in an effort to thwart the movement of goods and services to Iran. This has resulted in substantial penalties for individuals and companies who attempt to circumvent these regulations. Yesterday, for example, the BIS issued a Temporary Denial Order (TDO) against Delfin Group...

Ever heard of The Parts Guys?  Neither had I.  Now, it seems, the whole world knows about this business and its president, Michael Edward Todd. The Parts Guys, LLC, is a company in Port Orange, Florida, which also operates a warehouse in Macon, Georgia.  (I’m going out on a limb and guessing these guys sell...

BIS recently issued a TDO (temporary denial order) which contained some interesting allegations about “virtual offices” against a company charged with illegal exports to Iran. The order places Anvik Technologies and its owner, Babak Jafarpour, on the Denied Persons List. According to the investigation, Anvik/Jafarpour rented a variety of “virtual office spaces” in places like Chicago and...