1st reference to European Court to interpret EU Blocking Regulation

A German court (the Hanseatic Higher Regional Court (11th Civil Chamber)) has made a request to the European Court of Justice for preliminary ruling on the meaning of the EU Blocking Regulation (Council Regulation (EC) No 2271/96). The court referred the questions in Bank Melli Iran v Telekom Deutschland GmBH (C-124/20). The dispute arose from Telekom’s termination of Bank Melli …

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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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