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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:

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.