By Maya Lester KC & Michael O’Kane

US seeks forfeiture of Iranian oil destined for China

The US has filed a forfeiture complaint in the US District Court for the District of Columbia alleging that all oil on board the M/T Achilleas, a Liberian-flagged vessel, is subject to seizure on the basis that it is the property of, or “a source of influence” over the IRGC and IRGC-QF, US-designated foreign terrorist organisations. The complaint alleges that …

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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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