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…

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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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