OFAC fact sheet on humanitarian assistance to designated countries

OFAC has published a fact sheet to highlight the most relevant exemptions, exceptions, and authorisations for humanitarian assistance and trade, with a particular focus on Covid-19-related humanitarian and PPE supplies, under the Iran, Venezuela, North Korea, Syria, Cuba, and Ukraine/Russia-related? sanctions programs. Among other international actors, the UN and EU have recently called for the US to clarify its humanitarian aid sanctions exemptions (see post and 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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