By Maya Lester QC & Michael O’Kane

US renews Somalia sanctions for 1 year

The US has continued sanctions on Somalia for 1 year by extending the national emergency as declared in Executive Order (E.O.) 13536. The EO imposed sanctions in response to “the deterioration of the security situation and persistence of violence in Somalia, and acts of piracy and armed robbery at sea off the coast of Somalia”. The import ban on Somalian …

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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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