Today (9 January), the EU added 2 Iranian individuals, Assadollah Asadi and Saeid Hashemi Moghadam, and the Directorate for Internal Security of the Iranian Ministry for Intelligence and Security to its terrorism sanctions list (measures set down in Common Position 2001/931/CFSP). The listings were made in response to “recent foiled attacks on the European soil” (see previous blog). As a result, they will now be subject to EU asset freezes. The EU also renewed all the other listings under this sanctions regime. See Council Decision (CFSP) 2019/25, Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/24, and EU Press Release.
Michael was called to the Bar in 1992 and prior to joining Peters & Peters was a senior specialist prosecutor at the Crown Prosecution Service Headquarters (CPS). He was a key member of a small specialist unit responsible for the prosecution of serious and high-profile fraud, terrorist,...See profile for Michael O'Kane >