US extends Iran export authorisations

OFAC has extended the range of medical devices and agricultural commodities that are authorised for export to Iran pursuant to the Trade Sanctions Reform and Export Enhancement Act, as exceptions to US sanctions on Iran under the Iranian Transactions and Sanctions Regulations. It has also revised the definitions of “goods of Iranian origin” and “Iranian-origin goods” to clarify that they do not include authorised exports or goods transported through Iranian territorial waters or via Iran, provided they have not otherwise come into contact with Iran. OFAC’s press release is here.

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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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