US House of Representatives approves further North Korea sanctions

Following North Korea’s claimed hydrogen bomb test last week (see previous blog), the US House of Representatives has approved a Bill that would permit more far-reaching US sanctions on North Korea. If the “North Korea Sanctions Enforcement Bill” becomes law, it will block North Korea’s access to hard currency, impose asset freezes on additional financial institutions and individuals that support...

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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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