By Maya Lester KC & Michael O’Kane

OFAC designates Lebanese party leader for corruption

OFAC has listed Gibran Bassil, the President of the Free Patriotic Movement, a Lebanese political party reportedly allied with Hezbollah, and a Member of Parliament, pursuant to Executive Order 13818 (Global Magnitsky sanctions) for his alleged role in corruption. See Notice. The press release says that Mr Bassil’s government appointments have been “marked by significant allegations of corruption”. In his …

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Michael is Senior Partner at Peters & Peters Solicitors LLP. He has acted in many of the most high profile and sensitive business crime cases of the last 25 years, at Peters &...

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