By Maya Lester QC & Michael O’Kane

EU appeal court confirms approach to Syrian businessmen listing – HX

The European Court of Justice has rejected an appeal by HX against the EU General Court’s (GC) decision (T-408/16, see post) which upheld his 2016 and 2017 listings in the EU’s Syria sanctions for being an influential businessman operating in Syria. Case C-540/18 HX v Council (11 September 2019).  It has approved the General Court’s approach to assessing whether Syrian …

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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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