Bank Mellat has its sanctions listing annulled by the European Court

Last month the General Court of the European Union quashed Sina Bank’s designation on the EU Iranian sanctions list. Now Bank Mellat’s listing has been quashed too, in Case T-496/10 Bank Mellat v Council. It is significant that two Iranian banks have now been delisted by the Court. The Court’s judgment is also important for the following reasons. First, the...

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About Maya Lester QC

Maya Lester QC

Maya Lester QC is a senior barrister (Queen’s Counsel) at Brick Court Chambers with a wide-ranging practice in public law, European law, competition law, international law, human rights & civil liberties. She has a particular expertise in sanctions. The legal directories say she is the...

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