OFAC hires new staff to deal with Iran licence applications

It is reported that OFAC has hired new staff in order to expedite the processing of licence applications for businesses looking to trade with Iran. OFAC’s acting director John Smith has said that the agency is “stretched to the limit” having received “hundreds if not thousands” of applications since the implementation of the JCPOA in January this year, each of...

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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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