By Maya Lester KC & Michael O’Kane

US court upholds decision granting forfeiture of Iran-linked charity’s building

The US  2nd Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan has upheld the decision of a District Court that granted the forfeiture of 650 Fifth Avenue, a building in Manhattan owned by the Iranian-American charity the Alavi Foundation. The forfeiture was based on allegations that the foundation violated sanctions against Iran. The Court found that the District Court was right to …

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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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