Major League Baseball suspends involvement in Venezuela league because of sanctions

US Major League Baseball said last week (22 August) in an statement to news agencies that it will suspend its involvement in the upcoming Venezuelan professional baseball season “until it receives direction from the relevant agencies that participation by affiliated players is consistent with the Executive Order” recently imposed by the Trump Administration to freeze Venezuelan state assets (see post). …

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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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