EU to approve new court rules to permit secret hearings

We previously reported that the European Court of Justice had approved a proposal from the General Court (the first instance court in Luxembourg) to enable the EU institutions to rely on undisclosed evidence in actions for annulment, in particular in sanctions cases, and that the new draft of the General Court was before the Council of the European Union for approval. Reports today (see e.g. Wall Street Journal) suggest that...

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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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