OFAC sanctions Iran-backed militias & entities linked to Mahan Air

Yesterday (24 January), OFAC designated the following entities pursuant to Executive Order 13224 (counter-terrorism authority): Two Syria-based, Iran-backed militias, the Fatemiyoun Division and Zaynabiyoun Brigade, for providing material support to the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps-Qods Force (IRGC-QF). Both entities were also designated pursuant to Executive Order 13553, which targets “serious human rights abuses by the Government of Iran”. Iranian airline...

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Michael O'Kane

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,...

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