European Commission to ban Sri Lankan imports in fight against illegal fishing

On 14 October 2014, the European Commission issued a press release on its efforts to curb illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing around the world. The Commission has decided to ban all imports of fisheries products from Sri Lanka, as the county has failed to demonstrate a sufficient commitment to tackling IUU fishing in its waters. The decision comes after...

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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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