EU renews sanctions on Syria for 1 year and updates listings

The EU Council have extended their sanctions regime against Syria, which targets those “responsible for the violent repression against the civilian population in Syria” for 1 year until 1 June 2020 pursuant to Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/798 and Council Decision (CFSP) 2019/806. The regime comprises a travel ban, asset freeze, oil embargo, restrictions on certain investments, and export restrictions...

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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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