USA signs Hong Kong Sanctions Act into law

The US President has signed into law the “Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act”, which amends the Hong Kong Policy Act of 1992, and will come into effect on publication in the federal register. See White House Announcement. This provides for sanctions on Hong Kong/Chinese individuals and entities determined to have undermined fundamental freedoms and autonomy in Hong Kong, …

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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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