European court upholds EU sanctions on governor of central bank of Syria

The European Union included Adib Mayaleh, a Syrian and French national, in its restrictive measures (sanctions) relating to Syria in May 2012, on the grounds that he provides financial support to the Syrian Government as part of his duties as Governor of the Syrian Central Bank. The General Court has just upheld the EU’s decision to include…

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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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