We noted on this blog here that the EU re-listed North Drilling Company for amended reasons after it had won its application for annulment in the European court challenging its original listing (on which see previous blog here). The European Court has now annulled that re-listing too, on the grounds that the EU Council had no evidence to support its revised reasons that North Drilling Co either provided financial support to the Government of Iran or provided support for its nuclear program. A link to the judgment is here, not yet available in English.
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