Immobiliare Sacco considers Al Kharafi-style asset seizures
The seizures of the French assets of the Libyan Investment Authority (LIA) and the Central Bank of Libya (CBL) by
As the rival governments in Tripoli and Tobruk negotiate fiercely over the creation of a national unity government, two blocs are fighting for control of the Libyan Investment Authority (LIA). The first, which is backed by Tobruk, is led by former Aref Ali Nayed aides in the Libyan Stabilisation Team set up after the revolution.
Officially "neutral" with regards Libya's rival governments, the Libyan Investment Authority (LIA) is nonetheless increasingly in the hands of associates of Faysel Gergab, who is himself close to the Tobruk government. On Feb. 6, the sovereign Libyan fund liquidated its