US court dismisses Iranian banker sanctions case

The US District Court for the Southern District of New York has dismissed the criminal case against Ali Sadr Hashemi Nejad, who was found guilty of violating US sanctions on Iran in March 2020 (see post). The jury’s verdict has now been vacated, and the indictment dismissed without prejudice, which means that US authorities cannot seek to re-file charges against …

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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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