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Case T-65/14: Judgment of the General Court of 30 November 2016 — Bank Refah Kargaran v Council (Common Foreign and Security Policy — Restrictive measures against Iran — Freezing of funds — Further listing of the applicant after annulment of the initial listing by the General Court — Error in law — Error in fact — Obligation to state reasons — Rights of the defence — Right to effective judicial protection — Proportionality)

OJ C 22, 23.1.2017, p. 21–22 (BG, ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, HR, IT, LV, LT, HU, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, FI, SV)

23.1.2017   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

C 22/21


Judgment of the General Court of 30 November 2016 — Bank Refah Kargaran v Council

(Case T-65/14) (1)

((Common Foreign and Security Policy - Restrictive measures against Iran - Freezing of funds - Further listing of the applicant after annulment of the initial listing by the General Court - Error in law - Error in fact - Obligation to state reasons - Rights of the defence - Right to effective judicial protection - Proportionality))

(2017/C 022/27)

Language of the case: French

Parties

Applicant: Bank Refah Kargaran (Teheran, Iran) (represented by: J.-M. Thouvenin, lawyer)

Defendant: Council of the European Union (represented by: V. Piessevaux, M. Bishop and B. Driessen, agents)

Intervener in support of the defendant: European Commission (represented by: A. Aresu and D. Gauci, agents)

Re:

Application based on Article 263 TFEU and seeking, principally, annulment of Council Decision 2013/661/CFSP of 15 November 2013 amending Decision 2010/413/CFSP concerning restrictive measures against Iran (OJ 2010 L 306, p. 18), and of Council Implementing Regulation (EU) No 1154/2013 of 15 November 2013, implementing Regulation (EU) No 267/2012 concerning restrictive measures against Iran (OJ 2013 L 306, p. 3), in so far as those acts concern the applicant, and, in the alternative, annulment of Decision 2013/661 and of Implementing Regulation No 1154/2013 in so far as those acts concern the applicant as from 20 January 2014.

Operative part of the judgment

The Court:

1.

Dismisses the action;

2.

Orders Bank Refah Kargaran to pay, in addition to its own costs, the costs incurred by the Council of the European Union;

3.

Orders the European Commission to bear its own costs.


(1)  OJ C 135, 5.5.2014.


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