OFAC fines seed company $4.3m for Iran sanctions violations

PanAmerican Seed Company has agreed to pay $4.3m in settlement of its potential civil liability for violations of US sanctions on Iran. Between May 2009 and March 2012, it is said to have exported seeds, primarily of flowers, to 2 Iranian distributors on 48 occasions. OFAC said that PanAm Seed did not voluntarily disclose the alleged violations, and that they...

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Michael O'Kane

Michael was called to the Bar in 1992 and prior to joining Peters & Peters was a senior specialist prosecutor at the Crown Prosecution Service Headquarters (CPS). He was a key member of a small specialist unit responsible for the prosecution of serious and high-profile fraud, terrorist,...

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