EU expands criteria for including people in Syria sanctions

The EU has widened the criteria for including people in its sanctions regime against Syria in Council Regulation (EU) 2015/1828 amending Council Regulation (EU) 36/2012 and Council Decision (CFSP) 2015/1836 amending Council Decision 2013/255/CFSP. Previously, the regime targeted those responsible for violent repression of civilians or benefitting from / supporting the Syrian regime. In addition, it now also specifically targets:...

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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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