What is the Sanctions & AML Act 2018?

The Sanctions & Anti Money Laundering Act 2018 received royal assent on 23 May.  It is the first substantive piece of Brexit-related legislation to have been enacted, and sets up a whole new framework for United Kingdom sanctions.  It contains: New broad powers for the UK to make / suspend / revoke sanctions regimes, either to implement UN sanctions or...

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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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