OFAC adds 2 ISIS financiers to terrorism sanctions list

US Treasury BuildingLast week (19 September), OFAC designated two ISIS financiers, pursuant to Executive Order 13224 (asset freezes imposed).

Syria-based Emraan Ali was designated for “acting for or on behalf of ISIS”, and Trinidad-based Eddie Aleong was designated for “assisting in, sponsoring, or providing financial, material, or technological support for, or financial or other services to or in support of ISIS”. See OFAC Notice and US Treasury press release.

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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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