By Maya Lester QC & Michael O’Kane

Al-Gama’s al-Islamiyya Egypt wins challenge to EU terrorism sanctions

The General Court of the EU has annulled the maintenance of Al-Gama’s al-Islamiyya Egypt on the EU terrorist asset freeze list pursuant to Common Position 2001/931.  Unlike the EU’s country sanctions regimes, the EU’s terrorism list requires a determination by a national authority that an organisation is involved in terrorist activities.  The Court held that there was insufficient basis for...

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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...

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