By Maya Lester KC & Michael O’Kane

Iranian national extradited to US to face charges export control violations

The US Department of Justice has announced the extradition of Iranian national and UAE resident, Merdad Ansari, from Georgia to face charges in the US of conspiring to violate the Iranian Transactions Regulations (ITR). Mr Ansari and his co-defendant Mehrdad Foomanie (at large) are charged on a 2012 indictment alleging that from October 2007 to June 2011, the defendants obtained …

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

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