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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About Michael O'Kane

Michael O'Kane

Michael was called to the Bar in 1992 and prior to joining Peters & Peters was a senior specialist prosecutor at the Crown Prosecution Service Headquarters (CPS). He was a key member of a small specialist unit responsible for the prosecution of serious and high-profile fraud, terrorist,...

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