In the Matter of: Mehmet Hakan Atilla, Millet Cad. No: 26 D:15, Fatih Istanbul, Turkey, and Molla Seref Mah Hikayeci Sok AZ, Fatih Istanbul, Turkey

Order Denying Export Privileges
May 5, 2021

On May 16, 2018, in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, Mehmet Hakan Atilla (‘‘Atilla’’) was convicted of violating the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (‘‘IEEPA’’), 50 U.S.C § 1701, et seq.,by knowingly and willfully conspiring with others known and unknown to provide financial services to Iran and to the Governement of Iran, without obtaining the required approval from the Office of Foreign Assets Control. Atilla was sentenced to 32 months in prison and a special assessment of $500.

The Export Administration Regulations (‘‘EAR’’ or ‘‘Regulations’’) are administered and enforced by the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security (‘‘BIS’’).