Shipping company and managing director challenge US designations

On 19 July 2021, Strait Shipbrokers Pte. Ltd., a Singapore-based shipping company, and its Managing Director Murtuza Mustafa Munir Basrai, filed a complaint in the US District Court for the District of Columbia to challenge their October 2020 designations pursuant to Executive Order 13846. The company and Mr Basrai were added to OFAC’s SDN List for their alleged involvement in …

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About 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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