US charges 3 Iranians with export control violations, extraditing 1 from Germany

The United States Department of Justice has announced the extradition of an Iranian national, Behzad Pourghannad, from Germany to the US to face charges of exporting and conspiring to export large quantities of carbon fibre to Iran in violation of US export controls. Carbon fibre can be used in aerospace engineering, the enrichment of uranium, and in missiles. Mr Pourghannad …

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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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