By Maya Lester KC & Michael O’Kane

Babak Zanjani’s death sentence for sanctions evasion upheld in Iran

Babak Zanjani, an Iranian businessman who was sentenced to death in March this year on charges of defrauding the Iranian government and circumventing sanctions on Iran’s oil industry (see previous blog), has had his sentence upheld by Iran’s Supreme Court. Mr Zanjani admitted using businesses in Turkey, Malaysia, and the UAE to sell oil on behalf of the Iranian government…...

This content is for subscribers only

To continue reading please login or subscribe.


About Maya Lester KC

For all site-related issues, including subscription and payment issues, please contact
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...

See profile for Maya Lester KC >

Share this page on: