By Maya Lester KC & Michael O’Kane

US agrees prisoner release deal with Iran

On the same day that the IAEA confirmed Iran’s compliance with its obligations under the JCPOA, triggering substantial relief from EU and US sanctions, the US announced a separate prisoner release deal with Iran. Under the deal, the US offered clemency to 7 convicted or accused sanctions violators in the US, in exchange for the release of 5 Americans who…...

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Michael is Senior Partner at Peters & Peters Solicitors LLP. He has acted in many of the most high profile and sensitive business crime cases of the last 25 years, at Peters &...

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