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CJEU Case C-600/16 / Opinion

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:
Advocate General
Type:
Opinion
Decision date:
11/04/2018

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:

In light of the foregoing analysis, I propose that the Court should dismiss NITC’s first ground of appeal.