OFAC issues guidance to NGO on humanitarian assistance

On 17 October 2014, the United States Department of Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) issued a short guidance paper on the provision of humanitarian assistance by not-for-profit non-governmental-organisations. The guidance is intended to clarify the reach of US sanction legislation and its enforcement with respect to the provision of humanitarian assistance. In the paper, OFAC reaffirms its commitment...

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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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