EU opposes US activation of Helms-Burton Act

The EU has announced that it “deeply regrets the full activation of the 1996 Helms-Burton (LIBERTAD) Act by the United States” as a “breach of the commitments undertaken in the EU-US agreements of 1997 and 1998” which will cause “unnecessary friction and undermines trust and predictability in the transatlantic partnership”. See White House Press Release. The US has activated Title...

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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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