EU court says no need to adjudicate on Bank Mellat’s case post JCPOA

The Court of Justice has rejected Bank Mellat’s appeal in its case seeking to challenge not the targeted asset freeze on it (on which it succeeded – see previous blog), but the wider restrictions on Iranian banks that had been imposed by EU sanctions pre-JCPOA. Judgment here. The ECJ has held that Bank Mellat had no continuing interest in the …

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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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