Mike Pence’s comments on the EU SPV

US Vice President Mike Pence has described the E3’s recently registered Special Purpose Vehicle (INSTEX) as an “ill-advised step that will only strengthen Iran, weaken the EU, and create still more distance between Europe and the United States”. INSTEX aims (once operational) to facilitate trade between European businesses and Iran. Mr Pence also stated that further sanctions would be imposed...

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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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