By Maya Lester QC & Michael O’Kane

OFAC designates 5 Iranian electoral officials

OFAC has listed 5 members of Iran’s Guardian Council and Elections Supervision Committee in response to their “manipulation of elections to favour the regime’s malign agenda”. The officials, who are responsible for vetting candidates for political office and are appointed by Iran’s Supreme Leader, are alleged to have overseen the disqualification of nearly half of potential parliamentary candidates, thereby “depriving …

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Michael is Senior Partner at Peters & Peters LLP. He has acted in many of the most high profile and sensitive business crime cases of the last 25 years, at Peters & Peters LLP...

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