By Maya Lester QC & Michael O’Kane

US Treasury targets ISIL-affiliated money services businesses

The US Treasury has designated Iraq-based Selselat al Thahab Money Exchange, Syrian ISIL financier Fawas Muhammad Jubayr al-Rawi, and his Syria-based company Hanifa Currency Exchange in Albu Kamal as Specially Designated Global Terrorists.  These are the first US actions specifically targeting ISIL-affiliated money services businesses. The details are here. Selselat is said to have facilitated the movement of millions of...

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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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