EU Commission statement opposing US extra-territorial sanctions

In October 2019, an MEP asked the Commission for a written answer as to its position on US sanctions on Nord Stream 2 (see post). The Commission has now responded, stating that: the EU regularly discusses sanctions with the US government and Congress, guided by “considerations such as the value of transatlantic unity as well as the need to avoid …

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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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