EU renews and extends sanctions against Syria and North Korea

This week the European Council has renewed and extended its restrictive measures against Syria and North Korea. The new Syrian Regulation (EU) No 697/2013 extended the list of items subject to prior authorisation prior to sale/supply/tranfer/export (with exceptions for consumer goods). It prohibits opening bank accounts with Syrian credit or financial institutions, or representative offices, branches or subsidiaries in Syria,...

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About Maya Lester QC

Maya Lester QC

Maya Lester QC is a senior barrister (Queen’s Counsel) at Brick Court Chambers with a wide-ranging practice in public law, European law, competition law, international law, human rights & civil liberties. She has a particular expertise in sanctions. The legal directories say she is the...

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