By Maya Lester KC & Michael O’Kane

Director of US think tank charged with sanctions and export violations

 This week Gal Luft, a dual US-Israeli citizen, who served as co-director of a US-based think tank, was charged with, amongst other things, arms trafficking and violating Iranian sanctions (press release).  Allegedly, Luft: conspired to broker illicit arms transactions with certain Chinese individuals and entities; and attempted to broker deals for Iranian oil by falsely presenting the origin of the …

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Maya Lester KC is a senior barrister (King’s Counsel) at Brick Court Chambers with a wide-ranging practice in public law, European law, competition law, international law, human...

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