Court annuls EU sanctions against Iranian university

On 3 July 2014, the General Court of the European Union handed down a judgment overturning sanctions imposed by the EU against the Sharif University of Technology in Iran; Case T-181/13. The measures were imposed on the university in 2012 for “providing support to Iran’s proliferation of sensitive nuclear activities”. The EU claimed that the university provided two laboratories for use by two firms...

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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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