EghtesadOnline: Iran's plans to join the UN Convention on Transnational Crime were reviewed by the joint commission of Iran's Expediency Council on Sunday.
EghtesadOnline: The constitutional arbiter Expediency Council again was unable to reach a decision on a bill that endorses Iran's accession to the UN Convention on Transnational Crime, commonly known as the Palermo bill.
EghtesadOnline: The Expediency Council for the third time Saturday refused to come up with a definite ruling on whether or not it supports Iran's accession to the UN Convention on Transnational Crime, commonly known as the Palermo bill.
EghtesadOnline: Iran's plans to join the UN Convention on Transnational Crime suffered a setback in the Expediency Council Saturday as members of the arbiter body could not settle their differences and reach a consensus.
EghtesadOnline: With lawmakers insisting on their own version of anti-terror finance (known as CFT) bill, the legislation on Sunday was sent to the arbitration Expediency Council for a final decision.
EghtesadOnline: A meeting of the Expediency Council on joining the UN Convention on Transnational Crime (Palermo bill) ended without conclusion on Saturday, leaving the fate of the controversial bill unknown until at least next week.
EghtesadOnline: The Expediency Council, a powerful body that resolves disputes between parliament and a watchdog body, the Guardian Council, on Saturday approved the amendment to Combating Money Laundering Law on the first meeting of the council chaired by its new head Ayatollah Sadeq Amoli Larijani.
EghtesadOnline: In a decree on Sunday, Leader of Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei appointed Judiciary Chief Ayatollah Sadeq Amoli Larijani as chairman of Expediency Council and a member of Guardians Council.
EghtesadOnline: A senior member of Expediency Council, a body that settles disputes between the Majlis and the vetting body Guardians Council, said EC members have not rejected the government bill to amend the country's Anti-Money Laundering Law.
EghtesadOnline: Expediency Council on Thursday dismissed certain claims of the officials of Iraqi Kurdistan region in connection with recent remarks of the Expediency Council Secretary Mohsen Rezaie.