E3 launch INSTEX to facilitate European trade with Iran

Yesterday (31 January 2019), France, Germany and the UK (together, the E3) announced the creation of INSTEX (Instrument for Supporting Trade Exchanges) – a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) aimed at facilitating legitimate trade between European businesses and Iran. INSTEX has been registered but is not yet operational. The E3 Joint Statement notes that INSTEX will focus “initially on the sectors most...

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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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