Canada charges 2 men with violating Iran sanctions

2 Canadians have been charged in Canada with illegally exporting railway equipment worth several million dollars to Iran, in contravention of Canada’s Iran sanctions regime. They are 2 directors of Romic Marc Rail Inc, based in Montreal.

In July, following the JCPOA being agreed between the E3/EU+3 and Iran, Canada’s Foreign Affairs Minister Rob Nicolson announced that Canada would retain its sanctions against Iran pending further examination of the situation (see previous blog).

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About Maya Lester QC

Maya Lester QC has a wide ranging practice in public law, European law, competition law, international law, human rights & civil liberties. She has a particular expertise in sanctions. As the most recent (2016) Chambers & Partners directory put it, she "owns the world of sanctions". She spent 2011-12 in New York at Columbia Law School lecturing and writing on sanctions. She represents and advises hundreds of companies and individuals before the European and English courts and has acted in most of the leading cases, including Kadi, Tay Za, Central Bank of Iran, NITC and IRISL.

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