AT&T closes DirecTV operations in Venezuela

AT&T has announced that it will terminate its DirecTV operations in Venezuela, following the US government’s decision not to renew a waiver to allow AT&T to continue its relationship with Globovision Corp, a designated Venezuela-based news network. AT&T’s statement says that US sanctions prohibit it from broadcasting channels owned by Globovision and PdVSA, which it is required to broadcast under …

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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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