US prosecutors seek to dismiss case against Iranian banker after conviction

Citing failures to disclose relevant material during trial, Geoffrey Berman, the US Attorney for the Southern District of New York has asked the Manhattan Federal Court to dismiss the case against convicted defendant Ali Sadr Hashemi Nejad. Mr Sadr,an Iranian former director of the Maltese Pilatus Bank was convicted in March 2020 of conspiring to violate US sanctions against Iran …

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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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