UK expands sanctions reporting requirements

On 8 August, new regulations will come into force in the UK which will expand requirements to inform HM Treasury of known or suspected sanctions breaches. Currently the requirements apply only to financial institutions, but the European Union Financial Sanctions (Amendment of Information Provisions) Regulations 2017 apply them to “certain businesses and professions” including “independent legal professionals”, law firms, accountants,...

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About 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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