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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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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