CJEU Case C-600/16 / Judgment

National Iranian Tanker Company v Council of the European Union
Policy area
Foreign and security policy
Deciding body type
Court of Justice of the European Union
Deciding body
Court (Fourth Chamber)
Decision date
ECLI (European case law identifier)
  • CJEU Case C-600/16 / Judgment

    Key facts of the case:

    Appeal — Common foreign and security policy — Restrictive measures against the Islamic Republic of Iran — Freezing of funds and economic resources — Annulment of a listing by the General Court — Re-listing — Evidence dating from before the first listing — Facts known before the first listing — Res judicata — Scope — Legal certainty — Protection of legitimate expectations — Effective judicial protection — Reasons for the listing relating to logistical support to the Government of Iran — Scope — Activity of transporting crude oil.

    Outcome of the case:

    On those grounds, the Court (Fourth Chamber) hereby:

    1. Dismisses the appeal;
    2. Orders National Iranian Tanker Company to bear its own costs and to pay those incurred by the Council of the European Union.