Venezuela’s application to annul EU arms embargo inadmissible

The EU General Court has declared inadmissible the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela’s application to annul the EU arms embargo imposed by Council Regulation (EU) 2017/2063, Case T-65/18 (20 September 2019). The Court held that the republic did not have locus standi because it is not “directly concerned” by the contested measures, which impose a prohibition on EU natural/legal persons engaging …

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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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