By Maya Lester QC & Michael O’Kane

US Treasury Secretary on sanctions policy

US Secretary of the Treasury Jack Lew gave a speech on US sanctions policy on Wednesday. The full text of the speech is here. Key points: Sanctions are “forward-looking” and “not meant to dole out punishment for past actions” The “ultimate and extreme steps” taken to sanction Iran should not become the starting point for responses to future crises. There...

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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...

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