House of Commons EU Committee explains its sanctions scrutiny

The House of Commons European Scrutiny Committee has published its report on the 2015-16 session. The report states that: The Committee’s scrutiny is often overridden in the case of sanctions measures, which is “reasonable and understandable” in most cases given the risk of asset flight if the measures are made public before they come into force, but not in all...

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About Maya Lester QC

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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