Court upholds EU adoption of UN sanctions on DRC gold export company

The General Court of the EU dismissed a case brought by a gold export company Uganda Commercial Impex Ltd to annul its inclusion on the EU’s sanctions on the Democratic Republic of Congo.  Judgment here Cases T-107/15 and T-347/15 Uganda Commercial Impex Ltd v Council [2017]. The EU sanctioned Uganda Commercial Impex because the UN Sanctions Committee had said (since...

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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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