EU Court says no presumption that Syrian businessmen support the regime; HX v Council

We have blogged on a number of cases in which the EU Court has upheld the Council’s assumption that prominent businessmen in Syria support or benefit from the Syrian regime (see e.g. here). The 7th Chamber of the General Court held last week that the Council could not make that assumption in Case T-723/14 HX v Council (link to judgment...

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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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