Iranian CEO sentenced to 23 months’ imprisonment for violating sanctions

We reported in June 2020 that an Iranian CEO of a financial services company, who had been extradited to the US from the UK, had pleaded guilty to 1 count of conspiracy to defraud the US by violating trade and export restrictions against Iran. Seyed Sajjad Shahidian has now been sentenced to 23 months’ imprisonment. Mr Shahidian established a scheme …

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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...

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