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Common foreign and security policy - Restrictive measures adopted against persons and entities - Measures taken against Iran with aim of preventing nuclear proliferation - EU passing measures with aim of freezing and restricting transfer of funds of designated persons and entities - Prohibition on participation in activities having effect of circumventing measures - German bank allegedly assisting designated entities in evading or violating restrictive measures - Whether competent national authorities able to grant general authorisations for release of frozen funds - Council Regulation (EC) No 423/2007, arts 7-10 - Council Regulation (EU) No 961/2010, arts 16-19, 21 Europaisch-Iranische Handelsbank AG v Council of the European Union (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and another intervening) Case C 585/13 P; EU:C:2015:145; [2015] WLR (D) 106

17 March 2015

ECJ: President of Chamber T von Danwitz; Judges C Vajda, A Rosas (Rapporteur), E Juhasz, D Svaby; Advocate General P Mengozzi

• 5 March 2015

On the proper interpretation of articles 7 to 10 of Council Regulation (EC) No 423/2007 and articles 16 to 19 and 21 of Council Regulation (EU) No 961/2010 (both on restrictive measures against Iran), the release of funds that had been frozen was an exception to the freezing of funds principle provided by those provisions, and the competent authority of the member...

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