By Maya Lester KC & Michael O’Kane

UK high court sets aside statutory demand as breaching the EU’S sanctions on the Libyan investment authority

Mrs Justice Rose this week gave judgment in Maud v The Libyan Investment Authority [2015] EWHC 1625 (Ch), setting aside the Libyan Investment Authority’s statutory demand for payment under a 2008 guarantee on the grounds that making payment to the LIA would breach the EU’s sanctions regime relating to Libya (which had the effect of freezing the guarantee and preventing claims in connection with affected…...

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Maya Lester KC is a senior barrister (King’s Counsel) at Brick Court Chambers with a wide-ranging practice in public law, European law, competition law, international law, human...

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