EU Court dismisses claim for sanctions damages

The EU General Court has dismissed a claim brought by Naser Bateni (T-455/17), an Iranian national, in which he sought €250,000 in damages resulting from his 2011, 2012 and 2013 designations. The General Court previously annulled Mr Bateni’s 2011 and 2012 listings (T-42/12 and T-181/12 here) and 2013 listing (T-45/14) as the Council had failed to establish grounds that justified …

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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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