By Maya Lester QC & Michael O’Kane

OFAC delists Somali companies from terrorism sanctions

OFAC has delisted the Al-Barakaat Group, a group of Somali-owned companies designated in November 2001 following the 9/11 terrorist attacks. The director of Al-Barakaat, Abdullahi Hussein Kahie, has also been delisted. OFAC Notice. The UN Security Council Al-Qaida Sanctions Committee removed Al-Barakaat from its sanctions list in February 2012 following a delisting request to the UN Ombudsperson. The Al-Barakarat case …

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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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