OFAC adds Iranian Interior Minister, 8 officials & 3 entities to sanctions list

OFAC has listed Iran’s Interior Minister, a provincial commander of the IRGC, and 7 senior officials of Iran’s Law Enforcement Forces (LEF), pursuant to Executive Order 13553, which imposes asset freezes on people/entities in response to serious human rights abuses by the Government of Iran. Bonyad Taavon NAJA (translated as the LEF Cooperative Foundation) has also been listed for being …

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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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