US issues new Iran Executive Order & designates 27

The US has announced a new Executive Order, and the designation of 27 individuals and entities to target Iran’s nuclear, ballistic missile and conventional arms programmes. The announcement follows the US’ recent decision to restore UN sanctions on Iran (see post). Many entities/individuals below were UN-designated prior to the nuclear deal of 2015, and in the US’ view, these measures …

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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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