EU suspends sanctions on FARC

The EU has suspended its sanctions on the Colombian rebel group FARC, following the signing of the Colombia peace agreement between FARC and the Colombian government on 26 September 2016. FARC has been listed on the EU’s counter-terrorist sanctions list since June 2002. See Regulation 2016/1710 amending Regulation 2580/2001 and Decision 2016/1711 amending Common Position 2001/931/CFSP....

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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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