By Maya Lester QC & Michael O’Kane

Turkish businessman sentenced to 27 months for procuring equipment in violation of Iran sanctions

A Turkish businessman, Resit Tavan, has been sentenced in a Federal Court in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, to 27 months imprisonment having pleaded guilty to conspiring to violate US sanctions on Iran in contravention of the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (IEEPA). Plea Agreement – Case No 17-CR-122. Mr Tavan “acquire[d] a range of marine-related equipment that had been manufactured in Wisconsin …

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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...

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