US Senators introduce DETER bill – sanctions for election interference

Last week US senators Marco Rubio and Chris Van Hollen introduced the Defending Elections from Threats by Establishing Redlines Bill (DETER) seeking to deter foreign actors from interfering in US elections by threatening increased sanctions on Russia’s banking, energy and defence sectors and sovereign debt.  A similar measure was introduced last year but never came to a vote. Sanctions would...

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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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