By Maya Lester QC & Michael O’Kane

OFAC designates 2 Hezbollah officials

OFAC has listed Nabil Qaouk and Hassan al-Baghdadi under Executive Order 13224 (terrorism-related sanctions) on the basis that they are leaders or officials of Hezbollah. See Notice. OFAC’s press release says that both Mr Qaouk and Mr al-Baghdadi serve on Hezbollah’s Central Council, which elects members of the Shura Council, Hezbollah’s highest decision-making body. They have reportedly participated in political events, …

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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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