US imposes Iran sanctions for petrochemical trading

The US Department of State has imposed sanctions on 3 people and 9 entities for trading in and transporting Iranian petrochemical products, pursuant to Executive Order 13846 (asset freeze and travel ban). The press release says that such activities provide revenue for the Iranian government, which is then used to fund “terror and other destabilising activities” such as the recent …

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About Maya Lester QC

Maya Lester QC

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 rights & civil liberties. She has a particular expertise in sanctions. The legal directories say she is the...

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