Canadian man imprisoned for US sanctions violations

A Canadian man has been sentenced in the US to 3 years in prison for violating US sanctions on Iran. Ali Reza Parsa pleaded guilty to shipping high-tech electronics from the US, via a Canadian front company, to Iran between 2009 and 2015, where they had “both commercial and military uses”, including “in the production of rockets and missiles”. Parsa...

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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...

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