US omnibus spending bill including Russia sanctions passes Senate

On Friday the US Senate passed the so-called US Omnibus Spending Bill, which if enacted would impose measures that bar federal agencies from engaging with Russia, and imposes a number of Russia sanctions.  The Bill says funding should “not be used for officials of the central government of Russia or to support any countries that back the annexation of Crimea,...

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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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