US Treasury sanctions Supreme Leader of Iran’s inner circle and senior Iranian military body

The US Treasury has imposed asset freezes on 9 individuals who are said to be closely associated with Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.  The individuals are alleged to have been appointed by Ayatollah Khamenei to posts within the Office of the Supreme Leader, the Expediency Council, the Armed Forces General Staff, and the Judiciary.  In addition, the Treasury has …

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About Michael O'Kane

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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