EU introduces autonomous ISIL & Al-Qaida sanctions regime

The EU Council has adopted a legal framework today allowing it to impose asset freezes and travel bans on individuals and entities connected with ISIL & Al-Qaida. Previously the EU could only implement UN or individual EU member state listings. The new power will allow the EU to impose travel bans and asset freezes on people…

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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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