Archinect - News 2014-04-19T00:43:32-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/82081631/court-oks-forfeiture-of-new-york-building-with-ties-to-iran Court OKs Forfeiture Of New York Building With Ties To Iran Archinect 2013-09-17T20:35:00-04:00 >2013-09-23T20:41:50-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/0f/0f5c43228dc2f6719e4cc0856e995fc8.jpg" width="514" height="543" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>A decision by a federal judge paves the way for the forfeiture of a 36-story Manhattan building that the U.S. alleges is secretly owned and controlled by the government of Iran. The court agreed with the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York that the owners are a front for the Iranian government and therefore in violation of the International Emergency Economic Powers Act, which restricts commerce with Iran.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html>