As foreshadowed last week (see previous blog), the EU Council has decided to renew its economic sanctions against Russia for another 6 months, until 21 January 2018. The sanctions target Russia’s financial, energy, and defence sectors, and access to dual-use goods. The EU press release is here. See Council Decision 2017/1148 amending Council Decision 2014/512/CFSP….
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 >