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Melissa L. Duffy, Attorney, Hughes, Hubbard & Reed LLP to Speak at Knowledge Group's Iranian Sanctions for 2014 and Beyond Live Webcast

New York, NY, April 24, 2014 --( The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Melissa L. Duffy, Attorney, Hughes, Hubbard & Reed LLP will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ webcast entitled: “Iranian Sanctions for 2014 and Beyond.” This event is scheduled for June 17, 2014 from 12:00pm – 2:00pm (ET).

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About Melissa L. Duffy

While at Hughes Hubbard, Melissa L. Duffy has developed a specialty in export controls and trade sanctions. She has worked on a number of export enforcement matters at various agencies (civil and criminal), provided counseling on a wide variety of export control, encryption, anti-boycott compliance, trade sanctions, CFIUS foreign investment reviews, and FCPA matters, handled difficult ITAR licensing issues (including technical assistance agreements and manufacturing licensing agreements), prepared successful Commodity Jurisdiction requests, handled OFAC and BIS license applications involving sanctioned/embargoed destinations, and worked with clients to develop compliance programs.

Before joining Hughes Hubbard, Ms. Duffy was an attorney in the Office of General Counsel Honors Law Graduate Program of the United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission where she worked in three different divisions: special assistant to the Deputy General Counsel (a unique position they created for her), enforcement/ litigation, and rulemaking. She is fluent in French and a graduate of Georgetown University Law Center, where she was Managing Editor of the Georgetown Immigration Law Journal.

About Hughes, Hubbard & Reed LLP

Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP is an international law firm ranked for the ninth year, including five years in a row as the top-ranked New York-based firm, on The American Lawyer’s A-List of what the magazine calls “the top firms among the nation’s legal elite.” Our experienced practitioners advise and represent clients in over 30 specialized practices from offices in New York, Washington, D.C., Los Angeles, Miami, Jersey City, Kansas City, Paris and Tokyo. For more information, please visit

Event Synopsis:

One of the most anticipating issues this year 2014 is what’s in store for U.S. sanctions on Iran. New disclosure regulations and/or sanctions could significantly impact Iran’s economy. This year is deemed significant to a more comprehensive agreement between the United States and Iran.

The Knowledge Group has assembled a panel of key thought leaders and practitioners to help keep you updated in understanding the significant issues regarding Iranian sanctions in 2014 and beyond. The speakers will walk you through the most important issues in the mix in a two-hour Live webcast. Hear it from our distinguished panelists and interact with them during the Q&A session where the audience will be invited to ask the speakers questions live.

About The Knowledge Group, LLC/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series

The Knowledge Congress was established with the mission to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webinars that examine industry trends and regulatory changes from a variety of different perspectives. The goal is to deliver a unique multilevel analysis of an important issue affecting business in a highly focused format. To contact or register to an event, please visit:
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