US to seize Manhattan skyscraper for sanctions violations

The US has said it may seize a Manhattan skyscraper 60% owned by Iranian-American charity Alavi Foundation, which is said to have been involved in violating sanctions against Iran. The other 40% is said to be owned by a partner of the charity using the property to channel millions of dollars to Iran in violation…

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About Maya Lester QC

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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