US treasury imposes sanctions against Venezuelan officials

On 9 March 2015, the US Treasury Department announced that it has designated seven individuals as Specially Designated Nationals (‘SDN’) in view of the situation in Venezuela. The designations are made pursuant to an Executive Order and target individuals alleged to be involved in violence against anti-government protestors, serious human rights abuses, and the arrest or prosecution of individuals for...

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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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