The EU has added 5 new people to its sanctions on ISIL & Al-Qaida, implementing the UN’s listings last week. All 5 are said to be connected with ISIL, and include an oil and gas division official said to oversee at least 5 oil fields, and its chief religious advisor. See Commission Implementing Regulation 2016/647 implementing Council Regulation 881/2002. HM Treasury’s notice is here.
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...See profile for Maya Lester QC >