The UK government has adopted the Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Act 2018 (Commencement No. 1) Regulations 2018 (SI 2018/1213), which brings into force today (22 November) the vast majority of the remaining sections of the Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Act 2018.
Some of the anti-money laundering sections are still not in force (sections 49 and 51), as well as provisions dealing with the repeal of certain existing UK sanctions legislation (see section 59).
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 >