ECJ dismisses challenge to damages by Mahmoudian

On 18 November 2021, the European Court of Justice dismissed an appeal brought by Fereydoun Mahmoudian challenging the General Court’s decision to award him €71,000 in non-pecuniary damages and €500 for each month in which his assets were frozen (€21,000 total), as a result of his inclusion on the EU’s Iran sanctions list. Mr Mahmoudian asked the Court to either …

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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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