By Maya Lester KC & Michael O’Kane

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

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