Mayor of Ventspils asks court to de-list him from US sanctions

Aviars Lembergs, the Mayor of Ventspils, Latvia, has filed a complaint at the Washington DC federal court against the US Treasury requesting delisting from US sanctions. Mr Lembergs’ case is that OFAC’s actions were arbitrary and capricious, and violated the Administrative Procedures Act. Lembergs alleges that OFAC violated his Fifth Amendment rights to due process by failing to accord him …

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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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