OFAC lists Iranian chemical weapons research group & its director

OFAC has listed the Shadid Meisami Group and its director Mehran Babri under Executive Order (E.O.) 13382 (counter-proliferation sanctions). The group is reportedly subordinate to the Iranian Organisation of Defensive Innovation and Research (SPND), which was listed in 2014 under the same E.O. It is said to be involved in Iran’s chemical weapons research, and to have been responsible for …

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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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