The so-called ‘Panama papers’ leaked from Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca, consist of 40 years’ worth of records (some 11.5 million) for 214,488 entities connected to people in more than 200 countries, including emails, spreadsheets, corporate records and personal data. The press have reported that a number of the documents suggest attempts by sanctioned companies and people to circumvent sanctions. Link here to interviews on this topic today on BBC News and Radio 4’s The World at One with Maya Lester QC of this blog.
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 >