By Maya Lester QC & Michael O’Kane

OFAC fines American Export Lines for violating US sanctions on Iran

OFAC has fined American Export Lines (AEL), a US-based international freight forwarding and logistics company, $518,063 for violating US sanctions on Iran. The violations, which AEL did not voluntarily disclose, are said to have occurred when AEL transhipped used and junked cars and parts from the US via Iran to Afghanistan on 140 occasions. AEL’s conduct was aggravated by the...

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Michael is Senior Partner at Peters & Peters LLP. He has acted in many of the most high profile and sensitive business crime cases of the last 25 years, at Peters & Peters LLP...

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