US introduces new sanctions against North Korea

US President Obama has signed into law new sanctions on North Korea, following the country’s recent nuclear and ballistic missile tests (see previous blog). The US Congress passed the bipartisan bill HR 757 last week. The new sanctions extend a ban on exporting goods to North Korea to cover all items set out in Section 6(j) of the Export Administration Act 1979...

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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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