US Treasury Secretary on sanctions policy

31 March 2016

US Treasury Secretary on sanctions policyU.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew in Washington February 3, 2015. REUTERS/Jim Bourg

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...

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Maya Lester KC is a senior barrister (King’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...