US issues exemptions to foreign governments and businesses dealing with IRGC

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has published two notices in the Federal Register regarding sanctions imposed on the Iranian Revolutionary Guard, designated as a foreign terrorist group in early April (see previous post). The first states that the IRGC sanctions will not apply to “any ministry, department, agency or division” in any foreign government, meaning officials will not be subject...

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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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