First transaction with Iran via Swiss/US humanitarian mechanism

A Swiss pharmaceutical company has completed the first transaction with Iran under the Swiss Humanitarian Trade Arrangement (SHTA), which involved a shipment of medication to treat cancer. The State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) said that the operationalisation of the SHTA is on-going, but a number of other companies have been approved, and more companies will follow. The Swiss and …

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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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