By Maya Lester KC & Michael O’Kane

Reza Zarrab’s sanctions extraterritoriality challenge rejected

Reza Zarrab, a Turkish-Iranian businessman charged in March 2016 with conspiring to evade US sanctions on Iran, has lost his application to have the case against him dismissed. He  is the first foreign national accused of violating US banking sanctions on Iran and said the prosecution was “a dangerous extension of US law that should not be allowed”. District Judge…...

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Maya Lester KC is a senior barrister (King’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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